Young spoonbills born, see them on webcam


This 2014 video from the Netherlands says about itself:

Nest of Eurasian spoonbill or common spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia) containing eggs and chicks.

Author: Natuur Digitaal (Marc Plomp); Stichting Natuurbeelden

In Dutch nature reserve Nieuwkoopse Plassen, the first young spoonbills of this year’s nesting season have hatched.

You can see them on a webcam, here.

You will probably also see and hear black-headed gulls close to them.

Otters in the Netherlands


In this 21 December 2016 video from the Nieuwkoopse Plassen nature reserve in the Netherlands, wildlife warden Hanne searches for otters and their traces.

Young otters born in Dutch nature reserve


This 29 November 2016 Dutch video is about young otters born in Nieuwkoopse Plassen nature reserve, as proven by camera trap images. Otters had been absent there for many years.

This 28 September 2016 Dutch video is about the decision by the Zuid-Holland provincial legislature to build three tunnels around the Nieuwkoopse Plassen nature reserve, to prevent otters and other animals from being killed by cars. Earlier, that plan had been stopped.

Squacco heron video


This video shows a squacco heron, a rare bird in the Netherlands.

Luuk Punt made this video in the Nieuwkoopse Plassen nature reserve.

Young otters born in Nieuwkoopse plassen


This video shows young otters on 20 April 2015 in Nieuwkoopse plassen nature reserve in the Netherlands. It is the first time since forty years ago that otters have been born in this region.

See also here. And here. And here.

More great egrets wintering


This is a video from the Czech republic about a great egret and grey herons.

According to warden Martijn van Schie, about 270 great egrets winter now in Nieuwkoopse Plassen nature reserve in the Netherlands.

That is more than ever.