Tag Archives : red list

23. Don’t Bite The Plant that Eats you… 1

Nature works in mysterious ways. Not so long ago, I assumed there were just two options: 1. Eaten or 2. Being eaten Predator or prey…that’s the question. Recently I found out that it can be mutual as well. You eat, while being eaten: fair cross. All right, I might exaggerate a bit, but this roughly […]

Kleine Plevier Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius

11. Rollin Rollin Rollin: Plover Photography for Dummies. 5

Thinking about nature photography you probably picture fresh green meadows, meandering rivers, foggy forests or something like that. At least I did. So when I recently cycled to a deserted piece of land along the highway, my romantic image instantly got killed. This unsightly terrain was supposed to house a most lovely little plover family. […]

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 […]

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