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BirdingTexel

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Welcome to BirdingTexel.com

I started this site in April 2013. So that I can share photos and recent records on Texel with others. In addition to birdwatching and photographing on this beautiful Wadden island I have visited many foreign destinations. From these trips I have put a wide selection of photographs on this site, too.Hopefully they encourage you to arrange a trip to Texel. Undoubtedly the best place in the Netherlands for birdwatching.

I hope to see you soon on Texel and .........keep on birding! 

Jos van den Berg

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The latest blogs...

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December 13, 2021

The year 2021

is coming to an end. Looking back, it has been a wonderful bird year with beautiful species for the Texel Avifauna list. A new Texel species is Eastern Bonelli's Warbler. Other highlights include… Read more
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November 21, 2021

Some Buntings

Only one member of the bunting family, Reed Bunting, breeds on Texel. Other bunting species are usually seen outside the breeding season. In autumn and winter these are mainly Snow Buntings. A… Read more
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October 18, 2021

Highlights in autumn

Autumn is a very exciting time for bird watchers. The bird migration erupts in full force during this period. Large numbers of birds move from north to south. Some overwinter in the Netherlands.… Read more
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September 17, 2021

White-rumped Sandpiper and more

The period from August to October is a great time to watch waders. Significant numbers of Little Stints, sometimes as many as fifty to sixty birds together, have been seen in recent weeks. The… Read more
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August 25, 2021

Mass migration of Black Terns

In the first half of August there was a massive migration of terns along the Texel North Sea coast and through the Marsdiep. Besides Sandwich Terns, Common Terns and to a lesser extent Little Terns,… Read more
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