Category Archives: birds
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
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.
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…
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.
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
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!
June, 2009-2011, Spanish pre-Pyrenees. What is the meaning of the blogsite’s name? The name is that of a bird, one of the smallest and funniest vultures: the Egyptian vulture (el alimoche, le percnoptère d’Egypte, de aasgier). It is also the smartest … Continue reading
Ronquières, 2013-2015. Natural re-colonisation of the canalized Samme river, a nice and scenic spot at the geographical centre of Belgium.