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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.

Corn Bunting | Emberiza calandra | Photo made near Rouveen, The Netherlands | 01-07-2021
Corn Bunting | Emberiza calandra

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

It's the first of the month and we're off again to add a few species. Until yesterday there were at least 3 species present that count for the July list; Corn Bunting, Stilt Sandpiper and Black-throated Loon. We decided to start with the Corn Bunting in Rouveen.

Highlights 2021