Petten bird reserve dunlins and avocets

On 17 March, after the geese and wigeons in the meadows around the lake in the Putten nature reserve, to the lake.

Avocets, Putten near Petten, 17 March 2012

Scores of avocets.

Black-headed gulls. Lesser-blacked gulls. Common gulls.

Scores of black-tailed godwits. Redshanks.

Black-tailed godwits, redshank, and oystercatchers, Putten near Petten, 17 March 2012

On this photo, behind the redshank to the right, one of the black-tailed godwits has a ring around its leg.


Teal swimming.

Dunlins, Putten near Petten, 17 March 2012

Coming quite close, a group of five dunlins, feeding.

Black-tailed godwits and curlews, Putten near Petten, 17 March 2012

Many curlews.

Finally, three barnacle geese flying.

10 thoughts on “Petten bird reserve dunlins and avocets

  1. Pingback: Wheatear and wigeons | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  2. Pingback: Dunlins and black swan | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  3. Pingback: Migratory birds and lice, new research | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  4. Pingback: California rice farmers help birds | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  5. Pingback: Spitsbergen songbirds | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  6. Pingback: Young Sandwich terns with rings seen again | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  7. Pingback: Loggerhead turtle beached in the Netherlands | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  8. Pingback: Good Sandwich tern news | Dear Kitty. Some blog

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.