From 1937 till 1952, this plant was pictured on British threepence coins. Though, unlike in Dutch, in English its name has no connection to England.
This photo shows the meadow with thrift flowers, close to the Wadden Sea.
And this photo shows the Wadden Sea itself.
Gradually, low tide started. Sand banks became bigger and bigger as the sea water receded. The sand banks attracted dunlin and other birds.
An oystercatcher looked for food in the shallow water.
So did a redshank and a curlew.
Another young male eider swam past.