Tag Archives : bird


5. Dancing, Dipping &…Diving. [a White throated Dipper in the Netherlands] 3

Past autumn a White-throated Dipper (Cinclus cinclus cinclus) arrived in the Netherlands. It’s a very rare visitor in our country and it attracted a large audience of photographers and twitchers. I have never seen so many huge lenses pointed at one little bird. To get a more personal shot I tried to descend to bird […]

White-throated Dipper Cinclus cinclus cinclus Zwartbuikwaterspreeuw

Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus Pestvogel

4. Waxwings Revisited 10

It doesn’t happen that often in life that you get a second chance when you blew your first. And in this case it wasn’t even me who blew it, but the bad weather that did it for me… But…to put it shortly: I got my second chance to photograph the gorgeous waxwings under better circumstances, […]


3. Bittern Times: Facts and Fables about the Eurasian Bittern. 4

As a newbie when it comes to bird photography I had my first bittern encounter last winter. An overweight, too brownish heron flew out of a reed bed and I realised this must have been one….. Since this find the bird kept me fascinated…. A bittern is wrapped in riddles and this probably is the […]


42. De één z’n dood….. 23

Vandaag ben ik even blogger. Als fotograaf zou ik een mislukte dag hebben gehad, wegens een hele serie verprutste foto’s. Als blogger ben ik er in geslaagd een minder prettige gebeurtenis succesvol om te buigen naar een …eh… in ieder geval zinvolle gebeurtenis met grappig illustratiemateriaal. Op een druilerige ochtend werd ik wakker en zag […]


2. Bohemian Waxwings in town…! 1

Past week I met this very friendly person in the train. We had a pleasant conversation and it appeared he stumbled upon some waxwings that day. I must admit I was a little jealous since i had never seen these beautiful birds in my life. The next morning I planned to stay at home because […]