Category Archives: Diaries

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Don Quichote and Laguna de El Taray

End of July I will be going to try out some new hides in Spain. I will fly to Valencia and drive 3 hours west towards Castilla la Mancha. Castilla la Mancha is an autonomous […]

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Valencia, more than just oranges!

A last minute trip, i would call this. Generally one would visit Spain for bird/landscape photography April though to June. Not many (as far as i know) visit Spain late autumn. So end of November […]

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The big thirst

Early June i will travel again to Spain for a week of “birdphotography indulgement”. I will be flying to Barcelona and spend a week in Catalonia to photograph vultures, passerines and the speciality of the […]

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Bonelli eagles of the Sierra de San Pedro

End of March i will be spending a week in the Sierra de San Pedro, Estremadura, Spain. The Sierra de San Pedro is a mountain range and exists out of a range of fairly low […]

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An Arctic Spring

End of May i will be heading North instead of East! i will be flying to the remote island of Svalbard, 600 miles north of Norway. Svalbard is the gateway to the North pole. Early […]

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Bulgaria spring trip diary

Second week of May I will be heading off to Bulgaria for a week of bird and mammal photography. Bulgaria is a new destination for me. Like Hungary and Romania, Bulgaria is an interesting country […]

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Spring trip to Hungary

Mid May i will be going back to the Hortobagy in Hungary for a spring trip with (hopefully) good weather and plenty of birds to photograph. Hortobagy is a vast, flat ( it could have been […]

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White Tailed Eagles of the Hortobagy

In 2 weeks i will be departing to the Hortobagy, Hungary to spend a week in the company of the wintering White-Tailed Eagles and Paul Beastall. Paul is a fine photographer from Cambridge, who will […]

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Cranes, the journey south

At the end of the coming week, I will be going to the Hortobagy in Hungary to photograph migrating European Cranes. European Cranes breed in the Northern european countries like Norway, Finland and Sweden. The Hortobagy is […]

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Golden Eagles of Skelleftea

Early February i will be leaving for my third trip to Conny Lundstrom. Conny has a couple of fantastic hides for Golden eagles and i am hoping to be more successful then the last trip when, […]

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Romania with a difference

Mid May sees my 2nd trip of 2014 and it’s to Romania for the 2nd time. I will be deep down the Danubia delta to photograph the European jackal. It is one of the last […]

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Finland Winter wolves

Early February is my first trip of 2014 and it’s to Finland. I will be spending a week near the Russian border, between Kajaani and Kuusamo. The first 2 days will be spent in  No-man’s-land […]

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Romania

Welcome to my Danube delta in spring diary. i will be going on this special trip first week of June 2013. This fantastic tour focuses on the Danube delta and Dobrodgea area of Romania, which […]

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Belarus

Welcome to the Belarus diary. Together with Hans Schouten and Richard Peters, i will be photographing migrating waders in Belarus from the 28th of April till the 5th of May. We will be spending a […]

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Varangerfjord

A couple of years ago i went to the Varangerjord in late winter to photograph the wintering King and Stellar eiders. Coming March i will be making this exciting trip again. Not many photographers go […]

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A Hortobagy winter

After the somewhat disappointing trip to Vasterboten in January, i will be going to Hungary mid February to photograph White-Tailed Eagles from specially erected hides. These hides are located in the Hortobagy. The hortobagy is a vast, […]

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Sweden Revisited

At the end of January 2013 i will be re-visiting the fantastic Golden eagle hide of Conny Lundstrom in Northern Sweden. I have been there last February for a couple of days and it was superb! […]

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Portimao, Portugal

Early September i spent 4 days in Portugal to photograph Pelagic birds off a catamaran 15 miles out of the cost of Portimao. The trip was organized by Georg Schreier, a german birdwatcher living in Faro. It […]

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Sweden

In February of this year i spent 4 days, together with Hans Schouten, at the fantastic Golden eagle hide of Conny Lundstrom near Skelleftea, Northern sweden. Read all about it in my diary.   Golden eagle […]

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Terschelling

Welcome to the Terschelling diary, where you can read about my bird photography trip during the Easter break of 2011. Every year, over the Easter break, we spend a couple of days in the Netherlands. […]

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