Then it flew off in northeasterly direction and dissapeared. While it was on his way again the Hoopoe paused a few times by sitting along the edge of the forest. Afterwards it disappeared.
Listen to the song of a Hoopoe: Song of a Hoopoe
This definitely is one of my best findings in my county!
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In the evening we went to a place where Middle-spotted Woodpeckers are currently nesting/displaying. This place is only 20 miles away from our home so it was worth a try! I'll add some photos of the woodpeckers. I even saw the pair of Middle-spotted woodpeckers couple! But I'm sure you have experienced this as well: your autofocus (of the camera) never works on a critical moment! So I missed the chance of photographing them!
At the Yperenplas near Deventer we also saw eight Summer plumage Little Gulls!
Middle-spotted Woodpecker at nesting hole