Birds and plants on biodiversity day


Biodiversity day!!!

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Marsh woundwort, 31 May 2014

On 31 May 2014, there was biodiversity day in Cronesteyn park in Leiden, the Netherlands. One symptom of biodiversity there then were these marsh woundwort flowers.

As we started walking along the old woodland, originally belonging to medieval castle Cronesteyn, a blackcap sang.

In a ditch, a gadwall duck couple.

An Egyptian goose on a fence in a meadow. Below it, on the meadow: gray leg geese, domestic geese and Canada geese.

In a schoolchildren’s garden, plastic bottles protected plants from being eaten by pheasants.

A greenfinch singing.

Bishop’s weed flowering.

A chiffchaff on a tree.

In Cronesteyn, there are about forty grey heron nests. Three spoonbill couples nest among them.

After some years of absence due to harsh winters, this year fortunately there is a kingfisher nest again.

Black-tailed godwit, redshank and northern lapwing nest year after year on the meadows.

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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