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.

Otters in Dutch Friesland, videos


This video shows an otter in July 2016, in Kraanlannen nature reserve in Friesland province in the Netherlands.

This video shows an otter in August 2016, near IJlst town in Friesland province in the Netherlands.

Good rare butterfly news from Dutch Friesland


This video says about itself:

Butterfly macro, Boloria selene

This beauty landed right in front of me the other day while I was busy taking pictures of flowers and things.

Today, warden Roel Vriesema reports from Friesland province in the Netherlands that numbers of the rare butterfly species Boloria selene, small pearl-bordered fritillary, are increasing in the Linde river valley.

Otter active in daytime, video


Otters often are nocturnal animals. However, in areas where they are safe from hunting etc., like in nature reserve De Deelen in Friesland in the Netherlands, depicted in this July 2016 video, they are active in daytime as well.

Buzzard and otter, camera trap video


A buzzard and an otter are on this 30 June 2016 camera trap video, from near Fluessen lake in Friesland province in the Netherlands.

Three otters and a ‘magic stone’


This February 2016 video from a nature reserve in Friesland province in the Netherlands is about three otters and a ‘magic stone’.

Young terns hatch on Dutch city roof


This video shows a recently hatched common tern chick on the roof of Nordwin College in Leeuwarden city in Friesland province in the Netherlands.

This video series shows that roof. Again this year, a colony of common terns nests there.

About 17 June, the first young terns hatched, as later videos of the series show.