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Snowy Owls Caught a Ride to the Netherlands

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At least two of the birds ended up in the Netherlands where they have been delighting birders from across Europe. Birds irruption Netherlands Snowy Owl' How about so dramatic that nine birds caught a ride on a freighter and some made it all the way across the Atlantic Ocean ? This irruption is absolutely insane.

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Don’t Ignore the Barnacles – they’re Real Birds

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My guess is that they are birds that move across from the Netherlands for the winter. This change is evident for instance in the Netherlands, where the growing resident Dutch population is considered to be drawn from birds breeding around the Barents Sea and wintering in the Netherlands.”

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Winter Birding in Maastricht

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While I have visited a few birding sites around the Netherlands during the course of my Bachelor studies, I did not go birding a lot around the city where I lived, Maastricht.

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Birding Ijmuiden Pier in Late October

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The pier in Ijmuiden, a coastal town west of Amsterdam, is a popular sea-watching site in the Netherlands as it allows one to get further out than from the beach. It is an excellent site in the winter months in particular, when seabirds including ducks, divers and grebes are quite reliable here.

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Oostvaardersplassen

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However – and I am not saying this out of misplaced national pride – there is one bird in the Netherlands that proves Jefferson wrong and Buffon right: the White-tailed Eagle (or Sea Eagle ). At the Praambult look-out point it’s always clear you are in the Netherlands. He even got a large Moose fed-exed to Paris to prove the point.

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ALF Spray Paints Bomb Threat in the Netherlands

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ALF activists spray painted a bomb threat at Wageningen University in the Netherlands because they do animal research. Never heard of that approach. From Bite Back: "In the morning of June the 15th the ALF went back to the Wageningen university.

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Netherlands to ban unhealthy designer pet breeds

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