Seal and bird news from the Netherlands


This video is about a ruddy shelduck feeding, while a coot passes.

Debby Doodeman reports today about De Kreupel island, in the IJsselmeer lake in the Netherlands.

At least four common seals were seen around the island; unusual for this freshwater lake.

193 ruddy shelducks are molting around De Kreupel.

A Chilean flamingo was seen. It had a colour ring, indicating it was from the Zwillbrocker Venn nesting colony, in Germany near the Dutch border.

Red fox gets itchy, video


This video is about a red fox getting itchy between blueberry bushes in Gelderland province in the Netherlands.

Red deer scared by camera trap, video


This video shows a red deer mother and her fawn, walking in a forest in the Dutch Veluwe region with two other deer.

The mother discovers the camera trap; sees herself reflected in the lens; and then, runs away, scared.

Deer and wild boar at night, video


This video shows red deer and wild boar at night, in the Veluwe region in the Netherlands.

Wild boar video


This video is about wild boar, seen from Herikhuizen observation point in the Veluwe region.

One can see owls and bats there as well.

Mother, child red deer at dinner


This video shows a female red deer and her fawn in the Veluwe region in the Netherlands. They feed on blueberry bushes.