Godwit and redshank nests

This is a video of curlews in Waal en Burg nature reserve on Texel island, the Netherlands.

This morning to Waal en Burg.

Near a lake, avocets and shelducks.

Barn swallows flying.

Three linnets on a fence.

A yellow wagtail near sheep.

Six spoonbills.

A golden plover.

A common sandpiper.

Male and female black-tailed godwits.

A skylark singing.

Rhinanthus angustifolius.

Many Green-winged orchid flowers, a red list species.

A hare.

Adder’s tongue.

Broad-leaved marsh orchid.

Vernal grass.

A male marsh harrier flying.

We find a black-tailed godwit nest with four eggs.

Then, a redshank nest, also with four eggs.

Why Do Bird Eggs Vary In Shape and Color? Here.

Finally, a dead wigeon.

ScienceDaily (Sep. 13, 2011) — Bird-friendly meadowland management measurably benefits godwits according to researchers at the University of Groningen, based on four years of field work conducted in southwest Friesland: here.

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