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Category Archives: birds
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
June, 4th, Gaasbeek, Belgium. Staying close-by, and watching the fields of Flanders..
May 30th-31st, 2021, Gaasbeek. Looking for something? Maybe pheasants and hares?
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…
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
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
Clairmarais, April, 15-16th. Two days in the natural reserve of the Romelaëre, a bird sanctuary originating from the times that the marshes were used for the extraction of peat…