Windhover Woes

“I caught this morning morning’s minion, kingdom of daylight’s dauphin, dapple-dawn-drawn Falcon, in his riding of the rolling level underneath him steady air, and striding high there, how he rung upon the rein of a wimpling wing. “ The year of 1877 saw the placing of pen to paper and the creation of “the Windhover” […]

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Ritje Oostvaardersdijk

Enige weken terug was ik onderweg van Amsterdam naar Lelystad en had wat ruimte ingepland voor het maken van foto’s als de gelegenheid zich voor deed. Normale mensen nemen de A6 om er te komen. Ik ga echter altijd over de Oostvaardersdijk vanaf Almere langs de Oostvaardersplassen en Lepelaarplassen. Het was deze dag een beetje […]

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Kestrel Falco tinnunculus

The Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) is a bird of prey species belonging to the kestrel group of the falcon family Falconidae. This species occurs over a large range. It is widespread in Europe, Asia, and Africa, as well as occasionally reaching the east coast of North America. But although it has colonized a few oceanic […]

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