Dutch sedge warbler sings


This 18 April 2018 video shows a sedge warbler singing in the Groene Jonker nature reserve in the Netherlands.

Luuk Punt made this video.

Young spoonbill asks for food


In this 20 June 2017 video, a young spoonbill asks its parent for food.

Herman Schoemaker made this video in the Groene Jonker nature reserve in the Netherlands.

Black-winged stilt couple, video


This April 2017 video shows a black-winged stilt couple in the Groene Jonker nature reserve in the Netherlands.

Luuk Punt made this video.

Savi’s warbler sings, video


This 3 May 2017 video shows a Savi’s warbler singing in the Groene Jonker nature reserve in the Netherlands.

Luuk Punt made this video.

Water rails, video


This video is about water rails in Groene Jonker nature reserve in the Netherlands.

Jan Tetteroo made the video.

Groene Jonker in June 2016: here.

Whiskered tern and glossy ibis


Yellow water-lilies, 1 June 2014

After the Groene Jonker nature reserve on 1 June 2014, to another reserve: Ruygeborg. Though this is a new reserve, it already has beautiful birds. And beautiful flowers, like these yellow water-lilies.

A whiskered tern flying. A rare bird in the Netherlands.

An oystercatcher.

A garganey duck resting.

Edible frog sound.

Young shelduck, 1 June 2014

A young shelduck swimming.

Whiskered tern, 1 June 2014

A whiskered tern (the same one?) again.

Whiskered tern, Ruygeborg, 1 June 2014

Shelduck with ducklings, 1 June 2014

A shelduck with ducklings swimming. Behind them, black-necked grebes (not on the photo).

Glossy ibis and redshank, 1 June 2014

Special rare birds: two glossy ibis walk on the mud; with a redshank.

A male marsh harrier flying. A northern lapwing tries to drive it away by dive-bombing.

Barn swallow and grey heron, 1 June 2014

As we left, a barn swallow flying past a grey heron.

Bluethroat chicks and reed warbler


Bluethroat male, 1 June 2014

As this blog wrote before, on 1 June 2014 we were in the Groene Jonker nature reserve. This beautiful bluethroat was there.

Bluethroat chick, 1 June 2014

At least two of its recently fledged chicks were there as well; sometimes on bushes; sometimes on the boardwalk linking the footpath across water.

Bluethroat male, Groene Jonker, 1 June 2014

While their father watched.

Meanwhile, a greenshank passed a black-winged stilt which was looking for food.

After that, the black-winged stilt cleaned its feathers.

A flock of twenty Canada geese flies overhead.

Coots with chicks. Grey lag geese with goslings.

Reed warbler singing, in Groene Jonker, 1 June 2014

A reed warbler singing. Far more visible than usually with this species.

In the water, common water-plantain.

On the bank, tufted grass and broad-leaved dock.

A Savi’s warbler sings.

Sedge warbler singing, Groene Jonker, 1 June 2014

So does a sedge warbler.

Mute swan, 1 June 2014

A mute swan.

Garden tiger moth caterpillars, 1 June 2014

Garden tiger moth caterpillars on the footpath, and on plants.

Reed bunting male sings, 1 June 2014

A reed bunting sings.

Common tern hovering, 1 June 2014

A common tern hovers in the air.

Two northern lapwings flying.

A common pochard flying.

A shelduck swimming.

Mute swans, 1 June 2014

A mute swan couple.

At the exit of the Groene Jonker, barn swallows fly. A cuckoo calls.

That day, we would still go to another nature reserve, Ruygeborg. So, stay tuned!

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