Tag Archive for Vlieland

Sleepy Head

Vlieland | Augustus 2010, originally uploaded by gwendolen. This herring gull was our neighbour when we camped at Stortemelk on the island of Vlieland. It would spend hours and hours on top of this lamp post, checking out food opportunities. Looks like he had a late night out. Check for more cool bird pix around…

Common Pheasant

I took this photo from our tent. We were camping on the island of Vlieland. This beautiful young male would wake us up every morning – usually just before 6 a.m. Argh. After a cold and cloudy start, Saturday started with a blue sky. Check for more cool bird pix around the world Discover more…

Dancing Jackdaw | BPW #40

While we were waiting for the ferry to take us from Vlieland to Harlingen, I spotted this Jackdaw on a ridge of the levee in the harbour. At first I thought it was taking a dust bath, but there wasn’t really any dust. So maybe it was dancing. You broke my heart, cauze I couldnt…

View to a kill | BPW #39

After having a Sunday lunch at the Posthuys on Vlieland, we decided to start walking back to the village. The bus wasn’t due for another hour and a half and it’s only about 8 kilometres. It was low tide, so we were able to walk on the Wadden dike without disturbing the Common Eiders. The…