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Category Archives: birds
2023, Sep. 11th, Rochefort. After two days of science outreach during the hot days of the Open Doors at the Humain radio-astronomy station, stepping into the world of small birds was very refreshing…
May 2023, Sierra de Guara, Spain. Just across the Pyrenees mountains, a natural world filled with birds of all kinds and canyons of all sizes reveals itself. This sierra holds wonder and enchantment…
Halle, June 8th, 2023. Much to our surprise, two visitors came to our terrace (on the third floor and amidst the city) to feed: a young white wagtail and his parent.
Dec. 21st, 2022, the shortest day of the year. Pls find our wishes for the new year conveyed through this picturesque composition. More to come in 2023!
High Fens of Belgium, Nov. 12-13, 2022. Weather conditions are fine, the atmosphere stable. The great migration is ongoing, more than 26000 cranes (Grus grus) were signalled on a single day travelling from Diepholz, Germany, to the North of Spain. … Continue reading
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.