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28 May 2021
Melodious Warbler | Hippolais polyglotta | Photo made in the Maashorst, The Netherlands | 28-05-2021
Melodious Warbler | Hippolais polyglotta

Just like last year, there is again a Melodious Warbler in the Maashorst. We actually had him expected earlier this year but the bad weather will probably be to blame.

18 May 2021
Little Swift | Apus affinis | Photo made near Westkapelle, The Netherlands | 18-05-2021
Little Swift | Apus affinis

On Tuesday morning around 9.30 a report comes in of a real Little Swift flying above the Vroon near Westkapelle. A few days ago there was also a Little Swift near Antwerp that stayed around for 2 days. With this in mind, there was no doubt and the ride to Westkapelle started immediately.

21 April 2021
Marmora's Warbler | Curruca sarda | Photo made near Julianadorp, The Netherlands | 21-04-2021
Marmora's Warbler | Curruca sarda

On April 20, a Ross' Gull was discovered in the jetty of Scheveningen that still counts for our April monthly list. If the bird would be reported again the next day, we wanted to try it. The day went a little different than we had expected.

4 January 2021
Sunrise January 1 | Photo made in the Keent, The Netherlands | 01-01-2021
Sunrise January 1

A new year and our intention is to start this off well in terms off birding. There are a number of nice varieties in the Netherlands and on this basis plans were made for the next three days.

Golden Eagle | Aquila chrysaetos | Photo made near Otterlo, The Netherlands | 3-08-2021
Golden Eagle | Aquila chrysaetos

Daily blog 2021

Our daily twitches and short visits are tracked in this blog. Of course the reports are provided with as many photos and possible sound recordings as possible. Enjoy reading!

Month list August

The next target species is the Golden Eagle which is occasionally reported at the Hoge Veluwe. After he was seen for 2 days in a row near the "View point Oud Reemst" it was time to take a look. We were at the location at half past eight in the morning. Pieter Doorn arrived a little later and together we walked to a suitable place.

Highlights 2021