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Common Kestrel in the Netherlands: Photo by Christoph Moning

Welcome to our guide to the birds of the Netherlands! This low-lying country in Western Europe is known for its picturesque landscapes, including lush meadows, coastal dunes, and extensive wetlands. These habitats attract a variety of bird species and make the Netherlands a haven for birdwatchers. In this section, you’ll discover our curated guides that showcase the avian wonders of the Netherlands. From the elegant flight of the Common Kestrel over the polders to the lively chatter of the Eurasian Penduline Tit in the reed beds, the Netherlands’ birdlife offers a captivating glimpse into the country’s natural beauty. Whether you’re birdwatching in the tranquil De Biesbosch National Park or exploring the Wadden Sea, we invite you to delve into our guides and immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Dutch birds.