AD newspaper article about new book

DUTCH Er zijn inmiddels verschillende artikelen verschenen over het nieuwe boek ‘Vogels van Curacao’ dat sinds kort in de boekhandels te krijgen is. Ook in het Antilliaans Dagblad stond eind december een volledig artikel over de publicatie van het nieuwe vogelboek. Hier kunt u de PDF van dit artikel downloaden (in het Nederlands). ENGLISHSeveral articles … More AD newspaper article about new book

Upside down Banaquit – what to present on feeding tables

So agile and busy. Bananaquits have a natural diet that consists of more insects than nectar even though their name in Dutch suggests otherwise. They are called Suikerdiefje or Sugar thief in Dutch, aimed towards their taste for refined sugar when it is presented to them in feeding areas. Don’t get me wrong, in nature … More Upside down Banaquit – what to present on feeding tables

Book ‘Rikesa di yobida’ can now be downloaded for free!

The very popular book ‘Rikesa di yobida’, written by authors Gerard van Buurt and Carel de Haseth and illustrated with pictures by these authors and by Leon Pors, was published in 2011 by Fundashon Bon Intenshon on Curaçao. The books were distributed to schools and a limited number was for sale in bookstores. It quickly … More Book ‘Rikesa di yobida’ can now be downloaded for free!

An amicable bonding of species or preparations for an attack….?

People tend to look at nature with very romantic glasses, and often push certain stereotypes onto certain species of animals. Think of the ‘ferocious King of the jungle Lion’ (where the females are often the ones hunting while the king is chilling somewhere around). It isn’t different with birds, and our name giving or the … More An amicable bonding of species or preparations for an attack….?

New book: ‘Vogels van Curaçao’ (in Dutch)

We are incredibly proud to announce that the new book ‘Vogels van Curaçao’ (Birds of Curaçao – in Dutch), has been delivered by the printer. A large part of this edition is going off to Curaçao by boat and a limited amount is now available in the Netherlands. 300 sponsored books for educational institutions on … More New book: ‘Vogels van Curaçao’ (in Dutch)