Wild turkey and elk in the USA


This video from the USA says about itself:

24 July 2016

A Wild Turkey can run really fast and probably get away a lot faster than taking a short flight. Not sure what this turkey was running from, but you can see a turkey in full run – rather impressive. On the same day a young elk was also in a hurry.

This was an elk according to the North American definition; not the Eurasian definition.

Birds, damselflies, frog in the Netherlands


This 26 July 2016 video shows various bird species, including spoonbills, great crested grebes and white storks, and an edible frog and mating blue-tailed damselflies in the Blauwe Kamer nature reserve in Utrecht province in the Netherlands.

Dunnocks, and bye bye bird photography hide


Dunnock, 10 June 2016

This, my last blog post on the various bird species we saw on 10 June 2016 at the bird photography hide is about dunnocks. Like this one at the pond.

Dunnock, on 10 June 2016

Bird photo hide, 10 June 2016

We took one last look at the hide, before packing our gear and leaving late in the afternoon.

Plants outside photo hide, 10 June 2016

We left, passing the plants outside the hide.

Probably, we will be back there some time.

Pelicans in Albania and Montenegro


This video says about itself:

Saving the huge Dalmatian Pelicans of Skadar Lake

25 July 2016

These huge birds are very vulnerable to human disturbance and seasonal flooding on Skadar Lake, which borders Montenegro and Albania. A team of conservationists is doing everything they can to protect them, involving the local people.

Find out more here.