Whiskered tern and glossy ibis


Yellow water-lilies, 1 June 2014

After the Groene Jonker nature reserve on 1 June 2014, to another reserve: Ruygeborg. Though this is a new reserve, it already has beautiful birds. And beautiful flowers, like these yellow water-lilies.

A whiskered tern flying. A rare bird in the Netherlands.

An oystercatcher.

A garganey duck resting.

Edible frog sound.

Young shelduck, 1 June 2014

A young shelduck swimming.

Whiskered tern, 1 June 2014

A whiskered tern (the same one?) again.

Whiskered tern, Ruygeborg, 1 June 2014

Shelduck with ducklings, 1 June 2014

A shelduck with ducklings swimming. Behind them, black-necked grebes (not on the photo).

Glossy ibis and redshank, 1 June 2014

Special rare birds: two glossy ibis walk on the mud; with a redshank.

A male marsh harrier flying. A northern lapwing tries to drive it away by dive-bombing.

Barn swallow and grey heron, 1 June 2014

As we left, a barn swallow flying past a grey heron.

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