Support our Bees

It is with pride that I announce that one of my insect photographs was chosen by the Dutch political “Party for the Animals” to promote their protest against the extinction of our beloved bees. Every little bit helps, so hopefully all of us together will make a lasting impact. I know we can, when we […]

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Buxus Surprise

It was a nice  surprised today to see this yellow crab spider (Misumena vatia) sitting on a Buxus shrub. It was waiting for prey. I witnessed it catching three flies in a period of approx. two hours. It gives me an idea of how many victims this hunter really makes during its life time which […]

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Slow Start

It is April 22nd and still the macro season is slow.. After a very long Winter, Spring arrived in The Netherlands but still with quite low temperatures. This means that insects are starting to appear, but much slower than last year. I think another week and they will be buzzing around us everywhere 🙂 I […]

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Spring (part II)

Today was the second nice day of Spring. That does not mean that yesterday was nice, the previous (and first) nice day was March 5th…. After that Winter decided to stay a little longer in The Netherlands. It is incredible and very pleasant to see that after just a couple of hours of sunshine and […]

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Winter Returns

A week ago I was very happy that Spring arrived and I already took pictures of bees feeding on Crocuses. Yesterday winter returned. And I must say in a spectacular way. Temperatures dropped to -2ºC yesterday and this morning even to -5ºC. With a very strong wind it felt like -11ºC. Also we got lots of […]

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