Brown shrike in the Netherlands, first time ever


This video says about itself:

Brown shrike, Netterden, The Netherlands 19/01/2014

Lifer! We made this tour with 3 members in line of the family Felix, being me, my dad Henri and my son Luka. Record shot, the bird kept his distance.

Yesterday, birders near Netterden village in the Netherlands discovered a unique bird. It was a young brown shrike. Yesterday and today, many birdwatchers went to Netterden, to see and photograph the shrike.

This species had never been seen in the Netherlands. Now, it winters in nature reserve Netterdensche Broek.

Usually, brown shrikes nest in temperate Asia, and winter in Indonesia and other south-east Asian countries. This young bird is lucky that so far, the winter weather in the Netherlands has not been as harsh as in other years.

See also here. And here.

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