Euro Birdwatch 2019 in the Netherlands


This 5 October 2019 Dutch video is about Euro Birdwatch 2019 today at the Tongplaat in Biesbosch national park in the Netherlands.

See here.

All the birds seen there that day: here.

The national Top Ten for the Netherlands of bird species and individuals seen today is:

1. Starling 159,905
2. White-fronted goose 69,497
3. Chaffinch 54,344
4. Siskin 47,026
5. Song thrush 31,922
6. Black-headed gull 21,920
7. Meadow pipit 19,081
8. Redwing 16,848
9. Graylag goose 15,533
10. Jay 14,331

Apart from these numerous birds, also rarer birds were seen in this EuroBirdwatch in the Netherlands.

Like a pallid harrier; two penduline tits; a red-footed falcon; an olive-backed pipit.

Really special: a red-flanked bluetail seen in the coastal sand dunes near The Hague.

A total of 208 species.

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