Category Archives: birds

Au pays des Ch’tis

July 18-19th, 2020. Saint-Omer, France. The marshes accomodate a large variety of wildlife, amongst which birds, of course, but with some surprises as well…

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The pools of the sugar factory

June 27th, 2020, Frasnes. First visit to the old “décanteurs” of the sugar factory in Frasnes-lez-Anvaing. The pools were used to have the sugar beets macerate in water. Todays these pools host dozens of different species of birds, insects, etc. … Continue reading

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Natural

Saint-Amand-de-Coly, Dordogne, France, Jan. 03, 2020. At the end of a grey and foggy day, all of a sudden… an unexpected appearance under the last rays of light, two does and one deer leaving the sheltering woods. On the next morning, a young fox is looking … Continue reading

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Le Marquenterre

Baie de Somme, France, March 9th. Turbulent waters and sand-loaded winds were at play, while the birds in the reserve sought refuge, their beaks turned in the wind direction, on small banks and in the shallow lagoons.    

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Pajottenland, the refurbished castle pond

Heikruis, March 3rd, 2019. We just discovered the waterpond winding through the refurbished park of Ter Rijst castle, where small families of geese and other waterbirds were feeding on its banks and taking to the water as soon as we approached…

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Powerful vs powerless claws

Province of Huesca, June 14th, Aragón, Spain. Another stay in one of the best sites for viewing preybirds in the region. Surprisingly, the claws of the griffon vulture look powerful but they are not… The smaller kites and other preybirds grasp larger preys with their claws.  

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Salt in the mountain

Foz de Salinas, June 2018. The church tower is the best evidence of the abandoned Salinas Viejas, which used to be a salt mining village. Foz de Salinas is the name of the passage through the abrupt standing walls of the site carved by the water. The … Continue reading

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Vogezen fotografie

Saint-Maurice-sur-Moselle, Sept. 22-26, 2017.  A week-end in the green environment of the Vosges… Dedicated to nature photography under the guidance of Steven T. and his motivated team, a nice experience!  

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