Otters in Dutch nature reserve

This November 2016 camera trap video shows otters in the nature reserve around the Linde river in Friesland province in the Netherlands.

Otters in the Netherlands videos

This 18 November 2016 video is about an otter near Ezumazijl in Friesland province in the Netherlands.

This 24 November 2016 video is about otters near the A6 highway in Friesland province in the Netherlands. Otters used to die on the highway; but now there is a life saving tunnel.

This 18 November 2016 video is about young otters in the Lauwersmeer national park in the Netherlands.

Buzzard, otter, beaver at camera trap

This 2016 camera trap video from Friesland province in the Netherlands shows a buzzard which has caught a water vole; a beaver and an otter.

Beaver in Dutch Friesland video

This 17 September 2016 video shows a beaver in IJlst town in Friesland province in the Netherlands.

Lost Alma-Tadema painting found again

The lost Alma Tadema painting, being hanged at the Fries Museum exhibition, photo by Marchje Andringa

Translated from Dutch NOS TV:

A lost painting by Dutch-British painter Lawrence Alma-Tadema has surfaced in the BBC television program Antiques Roadshow.

Alma-Tadema was in the 19th century one of the most successful painters in the world. He was born in the Frisian village Dronryp, and later moved to London and became a naturalized Englishman. Alma-Tadema, who died in 1913, is buried in St. Paul’s Cathedral in London.


The painting shows the engraver Leopold Löwenstein. Alma-Tadema gave it to Löwenstein’s wife. She was the nanny of the painter’s daughters. In 1913 the painting was last seen in public. A great-grandson of the engraver took it to the Antiques Roadshow, where the discovery caused bewilderment.

The episode of Antiques Roadshow will be broadcast tomorrow night on BBC One. Then the value of the painting will also be disclosed. The painting was restored after the discovery and added by the Fries Museum to their exhibition about Alma-Tadema which opens on 1 October.

This 20 September 2016 video is about that Alma Tadema exhibition, and the inspiration by that painter on Hollywood films about antiquity.

Stoat and its prey, video

This 20 September video is a about a stoat and its recently caught prey, a mouse, near Oranjewoud in Friesland province in the Netherlands.

Cees-Jan Visser made this video.

Biggest Daubenton’s bats colony found

This video shows Daubenton’s bats at the Kapellbrücke bridge in Lucerne in Switzerland in 2007.

Research has found out that the biggest Daubenton’s bats colony in the Netherlands is in the church of Metslawier village in Friesland province: 270 bats.

These animals eat mainly moths and mosquitoes.