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June 25th, 2022, Nismes, Viroinval. To the South of Belgium, some impressive karstic formations can be found on the “tiennes”, i.e. the top of the local hills.
Trois-Ponts, East of Belgium, May 23, 2022. Well-hidden in a birdhide facing the hillside of the Salmvalley, many small but colourful inhabitants of these woody hills can be observed, e.g. finch, tit, jay and blackbird.
April-May 2022, Belgium. Bird watching can be fun, even close from home. You have to observe (from a distance), something we learned from astronomy, and stay quiet, then you spot them… Grey heron, finch and jay!
January 2022. Last November, we spotted cranes flying Southbound. This month, this small group of about 50 birds was observed flying Northbound.
January 2022. Winter is present on the high plateau of Belgium…
Dec. 30th, 2021, East-Belgium. Although the main part of this year’s crane migration occurred months ago, small groups still undertake the journey to sunny Spain. Coming from Scandinavia or Northern Germany, these birds may stop here to rest and feed. … Continue reading
Dec. 26, 2021, Belgian Ardennes. Fallen trees, stacks of branches in the river, fresh woodwork, all these are evidence for inhabiting beavers… White egret and grey heron are also present in this natural chaos fed by the wild waters of … Continue reading
Oct. 31st, 2021, High Fens. A short, intense walk in the high moors region with the wind, clouds and bright forest colours brought us the feeling of autumn.