Texel, second full day, Wagejot again


This is a video about a red-necked phalarope in the Wagejot on Texel island.

This morning, a male pheasant near the Wadden sea dike near Oost village.

Then, to Wagejot reserve again.

A group of turnstones, some in winter, some in summer plumage.

Bar-tailed godwits. Red knots.

Avocets.

Common and Arctic terns.

Ringed plovers.

Oystercatcher. Shelduck.

Grey plovers.

Brent geese.

Western marsh orchid flowers along the dike.

Finally, two dunlin in winter plumage.

Contour-feather moult of Bar-tailed Godwits (Limosa lapponica baueri) in New Zealand and the northern hemisphere reveals multiple strategies by sex and breeding region: here.

How ‘bird police’ are saving America’s red knots: here.

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