Sea trout re-introduction in the Netherlands


This video says about itself:

Small Salmo trutta (7,5 cm), Brown trout/Sea trout always looking for something to eat

Fry from our local wild Sea trout from river stream Vester Nebel in Kolding, Denmark.

Translated from the Dutch Wadden Sea Society:

19-02-2015

Sea trout will be freed in Lauwersmeer

On Friday, March 6th 1000 sea trout will be released into the Lauwersmeer lake. It’s the start of a multi-year restoration of this iconic migratory fish. A large coalition of nature lovers, anglers and regional governments want to work to let the trout swim again in healthy numbers between the Wadden Sea and their spawning grounds in Groningen and Drenthe. For the multiannual program this month a request for contributing financially by the Wadden Fund has been submitted.

Thanks to one-time contributions from the provinces of Groningen and Friesland, in anticipation of the implementation of the multiannual program, now sea trout will be released already into the Lauwersmeer.

Great tit research in Lauwersmeer national park


This video is about a singing great tit (and a blue tit).

Ever since 1993, there is research about great tits, nesting in Lauwersmeer national park in the Netherlands.

Researchers report today that there are now 600 nest boxes in the park. In 2014, 253 great tit couples and 175 blue tit couples nested in these boxes.

New Dutch insects discoveries


This video is about birds in Lauwersmeer national park in the Netherlands.

In a report about wildlife in Lauwersmeer national park, warden Jaap Kloosterhuis writes about two insect species discovered there on 21 June 2014.

They were the fly species Delia echinata and Homalocephala biumbrata.

Both species are new for the Netherlands.

Black-tailed godwits on migration, video


This video shows black-tailed godwits, feeding while on spring migration in the Friesland province part of Lauwersmeer nature reserve in the Netherlands.

A shelduck swims between them.

Piet Zuidema made this video on 17 March 2014.

Mute swan feeding, video


This is a video about a mute swan feeding in Lauwersmeer national park in the Netherlands.

Piet Zuidema made the video.

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Recovered sea eagle flies to Lauwersmeer


This Dutch video is about setting free a young sea eagle, after it had recovered in Zundert bird asylum from poisoining.

Regional TV RTV Noord in the Netherlands reports that a white-tailed eagle was photographed in Lauwersmeer nature reserve.

The rings on the photo proved that this was the young sea eagle which had been poisoned last autumn. It recovered in a bird asylum in Zundert. After recovery, it was freed last October in Biesbosch nature reserve. The bird had not been seen since.

Apparently, it flew all the way from the southern Netherlands to the Lauwersmeer in the north. There are now five sea eagles in the Lauwersmeer reserve.

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Dutch otter nightlife, video


This video is about the nightly life of otters in the Lauwersmeer nature reserve in the Netherlands.

Harrie Bosma made the video.