Photo of a Knot on the Mokbaai, Texel, the Netherlands

Winter

Winter brings change to the North Sea. Many summer residents fly south and arctic breeders take their place. Some species that breed in the northern part of the North Sea, can now be found in the southern regions. These migrations are part of the East Atlantic Flyway.

Photo of Eiders in a hailstorm on the Wadden Sea near Texel, the Netherlands
Eiders in a hailstorm on the Wadden Sea near Texel, the Netherlands
Photo of Westerheversand
Westerheversand, Germany
Photo of a Shore lark in nature reserve Zwin, Belgium
Shorelark in nature reserve Zwin, Belgium
Photo of Snow buntings, Westerheversand, Germany
Snow buntings, Westerheversand, Germany
Photo of a Knot on the Mokbaai, Texel, the Netherlands
Knot, Mokbaai, Texel, the Netherlands
Photo of a Great Northern Loon, IJmuiden, the Netherlands
Great Northern Loon in winter plumage at the breakwater at the entrance of the Noordzeekanaal, IJmuiden, the Netherlands
Photo of the North Seacoast near Petten, the Netherlands
Strong winds over the beach near Petten on the Dutch coast
Photo of Whooper Swans, Beltringharder Koog, Germany
Whooper Swans, Beltringharder Koog, Germany
Photo of nature reserve Duinen van Texel
Nature reserve Duinen van Texel, the Netherlands
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