Category Archives: Dutch Urban Birds

Dutch International Conference on Metropolitan Planning and Ecology

Last week I participated in an International Conference on Metropolitan Planning and Ecology organized by BirdLife Netherlands (VBN) in Almere, Netherlands.  Almere is a Green City with amazing design features, and a commitment to sustainable development.  Wandering the streets and … Continue reading

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Year of the Starling in the Netherlands

Vogelbescherming Nederland (BirdLife Netherlands) is promoting 2014 as the Year of the Starling.  Here’s one of their promotional posters. Starlings are urban exploiters, nesting in cities and foraging widely in a agricultural fields. They have declined by over 50% in many parts … Continue reading

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