New Arrivals in the Dutch Countryside

I did make it out into the countryside this morning, and I was richly rewarded for my efforts, despite the grey skies. I was stunned to spot a pair of bar-headed geese (Anser indicus), who are not from around here, at all. Instead, I read that they breed “in Central Asia in colonies of thousands near mountainContinue reading “New Arrivals in the Dutch Countryside”

New Arrivals at TU Delft

It is not even the middle of February yet, but there are already big changes afoot in South Holland. Flowers are beginning to blossom all over campus, including snowdrops, crocuses, and daffodils; and birds that we haven’t seen for months are starting to appear. Sure, the skies are dark and grey today, but some picturesContinue reading “New Arrivals at TU Delft”