Our wild chickens

Our wild chickens

A small group of two females and one male pheasant live in and around our garden. They forage for food in our wildflower garden, which…

Fly-by

Fly-by

Just as I stepped outside, this Great egret flew over. I was just in time to snap a photo. There are dozens of them in…

A Wildlife-Friendly Garden

A Wildlife-Friendly Garden

We¬†love our wildlife-friendly garden and are planning a big pond to make it even more attractive to all sorts of animals and insects, like dragonflies,…

Song thrush

Song thrush

This Song thrush has been very shy. We didn’t get to see him (or her) much. However the snow has lead him to our birdfeeders.…

Urban wildflowers

Urban wildflowers

I think it must have been about 6 years ago, when a few Hollyhock seedlings suddenly popped up in our street. Since then they’ve been…

Rapeseed fields

Rapeseed fields

The rapeseed fields of Groningen are blooming abundantly this year. Of course you do need a brilliant blue sky if you go out to take…

Texel roundup

Texel roundup

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European Herring Gull

European Herring Gull

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Eurasian Spoonbill

Eurasian Spoonbill

Two weeks ago we camped on the island of Texel. Texel hosts the largest and oldest colony of spoonbills in the Netherlands. We spotted this…