Special report: Seabird breeding in Jan Thiel saltpans

Several species of sea and coastal birds have started the breeding ritual on Curacao as early as the month of April. The Jan Thiel salt pan area is no exception. As an official Important Bird Area (IBA) the saltpans are not only important as a feeding ground for American flamingo’s (Phoenicopterus ruber), but are also … More Special report: Seabird breeding in Jan Thiel saltpans

Global Big Day 2018 – Curacao bird counting sheets

Click here for your bird counting sheets of both terrestrial and water birds! Bird counting terrestrial birds Bird counting water birds Join the birdwatching and bird counting fun by going out on May 5th 2018 on Global Big Day and help measure the bird population of Curacao. On Saturday, May 5 2018, thousands of people … More Global Big Day 2018 – Curacao bird counting sheets

The Purple Gallinule

Emotion is not always a photographers best friend. Especially not when you finally see a species of bird you have been looking for, for weeks, and finally stand eye to eye with it in perfect lighting and perfect background. I am an emotional photographer and I can tell you this, it’s darn difficult to get … More The Purple Gallinule