Netherlands Bird Guide

This guide has been published.  It can be obtained from NHBS,  from Birdwatch Magazine and Stanfords in UK, and  from several Netherlands book stores. These include Veldshop, Architectura and Natuura and Natuurdigitaal (Texel). It is also available from Buteo books in USA

Revision of NE Germany and Baltic coast guide

The first edition has sold out. This new expanded edition includes sites along the Baltic coast of Schleswig-Holstein as well as additional sites along the north coast of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Also there is improved coverage of  the lakeland region around Muritz.

It is expected at the end of March 2018.  Further information from the author roger.white4@virgin.net.

New Cover 3 Dec beach

Waders in North Germany

It has been a good autumn for wader numbers in the polders. Grosse Rosin polder has low water levels at present and in the last 2 weeks Ruff, Spotted Redshank and Snipe have all been present in double figures, and over 100 Dunlin, several Grey Plover and Curlew Sandpiper have added to the variety. During a brief visit on 28 September I found 3 Greenshank and 2 Green Sandpiper in addition to the above. There were 20+  Bearded Tits and 3 White-tailed Eagles.