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Sealed with a kiss

Seal

Sealed with a kiss, originally uploaded by gwendolen. Just as we were about to depart from Vlieland, this seal popped up to wave us goodbye. Common seals were almost wiped out in the sixties, but they are doing remarkably well in the Wadden Sea nowadays. It’s always wonderful to see them up close. Like humans,…

Bad light, great sightings | BPW #41

After the walk through the wet reed jungle, we climbed up the spiral stairs of the bird hide and immediately heard the squeaky chirps of baby birds. I spotted the swallows’ nest high up in a corner. We sat very still and watched them for a few minutes and then moved to the other side…