After for centuries ospreys had not nested in the Netherlands, last year a young osprey fledged in Biesbosch national park.
This spring, there is also a second nesting couple in the Biesbosch. This 25 April 2017 video shows them mating.
This 7 June 2016 video is about the first osprey couple breeding in the Netherlands for centuries, with their youngster in Biesbosch national park.
Dutch Vroege Vogels TV reported on 25 April 2017 that this year two osprey couples are nesting in Biesbosch national park. One couple on a tree, the others on a power pylon.
Breeding ospreys had been absent from the Netherlands for centuries. However, last year a young osprey fledged in the Biesbosch.
This 17 March 2017 video from Biesbosch national park in the Netherlands shows many black-tailed godwits, back from wintering in Africa. Also, a few gadwall ducks.
This video from Cyprus is called Moustached Warbler – Acrocephalus melanopogon.
Today, a moustached warbler was heard in the Dutch Biesbosch national park.
It was only the second time ever in the Netherlands for this south European bird, a rare vagrant further north.
Last year, one was heard and ringed in the Ooijpolder nature reserve near Nijmegen.
In this 28 February 2017 video, a female kestrel eats a rodent in Biesbosch national park in the Netherlands.
Jos van den Elshout made this video.
This video shows a female and a male smew, swimming in Biesbosch national park in the Netherlands.
This 25 February 2017 video shows a bittern in Biesbosch national park in the Netherlands.