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...
Cinereus Tit of grey Great Tit?

Greyish Great Tit or ...?

On the first of November 2015 this Great Tit was caught at VRS Meijendel, the Hague. As there are several...
Coal Tit's on the move

Coal Tit's (Parus ater) on the move

(Photo René van Rossum) It looks like the Taiga forest are emptying with birds heading westwards. After the Goldcrest influx...
Goldcrest

Goldcrest influx

Nominate Goldcrest. Regulus regulus regulus (foto Rob Floor) This Autumn there's an influx of Goldcrests in the Netherlands (see 2015...