Stonechat, butterflies and wild pansies


This June 2019 video says about itself:

Singing Common Whitethroat (Sylvia communis) in Heemskerk, the Netherlands.

This is a common and widespread typical warbler which breeds throughout Europe and across much of temperate western Asia. This small passerine bird is strongly migratory, and winters in tropical Africa, Arabia, and Pakistan.

After yesterday, again to the coastal sand dunes nature reserve on 18 May 2020.

A cuckoo calls. A nightingale sings.

A common whitethroat on a treetop.

A great spotted woodpecker.

Lakelet, 18 May 2020

We arrive at the lakelet.

At the lakelet, a willow warbler sings.

Lakelet, on 18 May 2020

The white water-crowfoot flowers are still there.

White water-crowfoot, 18 May 2020

A bit further, a great tit.

A stonechat on top of a bush.

Two meadow pipits flying.

A great cormorant flying.

A common blue butterfly on a wild pansy flower.

Wild pansies, 18 May 2020

Unfortunately, when this photo was taken, the butterfly was gone.

Wild pansies, on 18 May 2020

A small heath butterfly.

A barn swallow flies. Three northern lapwings fly.

A buzzard flying.

A blackbird sings.

An orange-tipped butterfly.

Two swifts.

Finally, a meadow pipit on a pole.

White-tailed tropicbird feeds youngster


This video from Bermuda says about itself:

Adult Tropicbird Feeds, Broods Sleepy Nestling – May 15, 2020

Who’s up for a mid-nap snack? Watch the White-tailed Tropicbird chick wake up to a short preening session and meal from the adult. Both adult birds attend to parenting duties over the course of the nestling period. After the first couple of weeks, the chick will be left alone at the nest more often as the parents forage for food over the open ocean.