Goldfinch | Carduelis carduelis

All week the weather is monitored and it looks good. There is an easterly wind predicted on Saturday and Sunday until noon. On Friday the forecast was still good. Teun has also seen this and he decides not to go out this weekend but will join me to the Kamperhoek.

Rustic Bunting | Emberiza rustica

March 27 we were after a mornings counting migrating birds exploring the Oostvaarders lakes. We were called by one of the buddies of Thijs stating that there was present a Rustic Bunting (Emberiza rustica) at the Beuven in the Strabrechtse Heide.

Western Marsh Harrier | Circus aeruginosus

Early in the morning at 5.30 am I get up and as soon as possible in the car. The distance is about 140 km on the road and stop for a cup of coffee is part of the standard routine.