A royal bird: Kingfisher

The national bird of the Kingdom of the Netherlands is the blacktailed godwit. I’ve always regretted the outcome of this election. The blacktailed godwit is not all year round in the Netherlands, but hibernates in Western Africa, Portugal and Spain. The kingfisher on the other hand stays all year round in the Netherlands. But, more […]


This is my first reed-bunting of 2022, in a group of about 10 – 15 male reed-buntings, obviously coming back from southern regions, to establish territories. PHOTO OF THE MONTH APRIL 2022 ! I posted this photo on Istagram, but I prefer the other one with the brilliance in the eye.