Sanderlings and herring gulls, 5 March 2016


Bollekamer birds, Texel, 5 March 2016

In the afternoon of 5 March 2016, to the Bollekamer nature reserve on Texel island. Two gadwall duck couples in a lake. Lesser black-backed gulls. Shelducks. Mallards.

We continued to the beach.

Sanderling on Texel beach, 5 March 2016

On the beach: this sanderling.

Sanderling on Texel beach, on 5 March 2016

And this other sanderling.

Texel beach, 5 March 2016

And this beautiful cloudy sky.

Herring gulls, Texel, 5 March 2016

And these herring gulls.

Herring gull and sanderling, Texel, 5 March 2016

And this herring gull and sanderling, showing their size difference.

Herring gulls and sanderling, Texel, 5 March 2016

And common gulls.

Also oystercatchers.

Herring gull on pole, Texel, 5 March 2016

This herring gull rested on this beach pole.

Texel beach, on 5 March 2016

Finally, signs of the sunset to come. We went back.

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