Brent geese, sanderlings and plovers


Brent goose, Schorren, Texel, 26 October 2013

26 October 2013. After our earlier birdwatching that day around De Cocksdorp, to the south, along the Wadden sea dike. As we arrived at the north side of the Schorren mudflats, a brent goose.

Ringed plovers and sanderlings, Texel, 26 October 2013

Closer to the water, as the photo shows, left to right: a ringed plover; three sanderlings; another ringed plover; and another sanderling.

Sanderlings, Schorren, Texel, 26 October 2013

Brent geese swimming, Schorren, Texel, 26 October 2013

Brent geese. Oystercatchers. Many mallards. A male wigeon.

Great cormorants, Schorren, Texel, 26 October 2013

Great cormorants. Curlews.

Shelducks, Schorren, Texel, 26 October 2013

In the sea, swimming shelducks.

A little egret.

Curlews, Schorren, Texel, 26 October 2013

Then, many curlews and other birds take off in flight. What frightened them? Stay tuned, as there will be more blog posts on the Schorren birds.

Ringed plover nest on Texel parking lot: here.

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