Category Archives : birds


34. The Night Heron or Backpack Quack (untranslatable Dutch pun*) 1

Herons aren’t familiar for their refinement. Too often, I watched them fly the streets like a drunk, leaving a trail of nearly beheaded cyclists, due to a literally heavy meal. Or worse: they catch a fish, so big that –oops, silly detail- it just doesn’t fit through their throat. Oh well, some animals are simply […]

black-crowned night heron,Nycticorax nycticorax,night heron,portrait

Duckface

32. Ducklings All Ditches United 3

On one of my bike rides, I came across one of my favorite topics: baby ducklings! Squeaky brakes and a firm jump immediately brought me at duck level. Moments like these must be taken advantage of as baby ducks have a busy schedule and are gone before you know it. Indeed…not so long after my […]


29. If it Walks like a Goose and it Talks like a Goose 2

I’ve always loved the saying: ‘If it walks like a duck and talks like a duck, then it probably is a duck.’ Because nothing can argue with that, can it? Elaborating on this idea, one could argue, that if it walks like a goose and it talks like a goose…it probably is a goose, right? […]

Baby Gosling

Mushroom in an autumn forest

27. Interview @ 121clicks.com

Interview 121clicks.com Some time ago I was interviewed by the famous 121clicks.com, if interested you can read the interview below: —————————————————————————————————————————————- “Outstanding Nature Photography by Roeselien Raimond” “Outstanding and out of the world captures of beautiful nature, this is Roeselien Raimond for all of us, simple and elegant compositions playing a wonderful art touch to […]


84. (Pest)Vogelen voor Dummies 14

Laatst betrapte ik mezelf erop dat het volgende zinnetje uit m’n toetsenbord rolde: “Te zien aan het ontbreken van de geelwitte ‘haken’ op de handpennen, lijkt dit een juveniele vogel te zijn. En de staart met brede eindband lijkt die van een mannelijke vogel… Waarschijnlijk dus een eerstejaars man” WTF?!  Zei IK dat?! Op zo’n […]