Let Autumn begin!

Let Autumn begin!

Yes, the dull time of the year for birding is coming to it's end: Summer..... Already at the end of...
Lammergeier

Bearded Vulture visits The Netherlands

2nd CY Bearded Vulture visits the Netherlands, found by our guide Rein Genuït
13th Baikal Teal for the Netherlands

13th Baikal Teal for the Netherlands

THE DISCOVERY OF THE 13th DUTCH BAIKAL TEAL FOR THE NETHERLANDS
Marsh versus Blyth's Reed Warbler's song

Marsh versus Blyth's Reed Warbler's song

A rare species that probably is heavily overlooked is the Blyth's Reed Warbler. The sightings are increasing in the Netherlands,...
Eatern v.s. Western Marsh Harrier

Eastern v.s. Western Marsh Harrier males

Triggered by claims of potential Eastern Marsh Harriers (Circus spilonotus) males in the Netherlands, which turned out to be Western...
Nighttime migration calls of Eurasian Bittern

Nighttime migration calls of Eurasian Bittern

Written by Maarten Wielstra Photo by Menno van Duijn I just need to write something about a bird sound that...
Siberian Ruby

Siberian Ruby

Last Friday a long-expected and wished for species finally turned up in The Netherlands: a male Siberian Rubythroat !! One...
The P(a)ine Bunting (Emberiza leucocephalos) issue

The P(a)ine Bunting (Emberiza leucocephalos) issue

The Pine Bunting (Emberiza leucocephalos) issue Written by Menno van Duijn and Wouter Teunissen Images by Co van der Wardt...

Nail that Icelandic Redwing!

Text and images by Maarten Wielstra From December 2nd to 7th I spent a family holiday at the island of...
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Identification of Siberian Chiffchaff

IDENTIFICATION OF SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF – Phylloscopus (collybita) tristis From late September one can expect to find Siberian Chiffchaff – Phylloscopus...