Dutch grey plover news


This is a video of grey plovers in winter plumage (with dunlins and a spoonbill).

BirdLife in the Netherlands reports about grey plovers.

The Wadden Sea in the Netherlands proves to be important for these migratory birds. 90% of all Dutch grey plovers stay there.

From 1975-2005, grey plover numbers in the Netherlands doubled. After 2005, the rise is numbers was not so clear any more.

There are several threats to those waders. Estuaries in Britain are in danger. Oil and grass drilling in their northern Siberian nesting areas is a problem as well.

Cockles (important food for waders) near Rottum: here.

14 thoughts on “Dutch grey plover news

  1. Pingback: Hen harrier, avocets, redshanks | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  2. Pingback: Grey plovers, red knots and bar-tailed godwits | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  3. Pingback: Guillemot and long-tailed duck | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  4. Pingback: Birds counted on Terschelling island | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  5. Pingback: Stop Italian hunters’ abuse of live birds as decoys | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  6. Pingback: Parakeets, motmots and waders in Costa Rica | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  7. Pingback: Texel, turnstones and brent geese | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  8. Pingback: Birds of Slufter nature reserve, Texel island | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  9. Pingback: Good red knot news from New Jersey | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  10. Pingback: Bird breeding news from Texel island | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  11. Pingback: Many birds at Dutch Balgzand | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  12. Pingback: Birds and orchids, Texel island 2015 report | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  13. Pingback: Pintail ducks, little grebes and kingfishers | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  14. Pingback: Grey plover video | Dear Kitty. Some blog

Leave a Reply

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

WordPress.com Logo

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

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google 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.