We don’t get snow very often here in the Netherlands, especially not combined with a week of sub-zero temperatures. When it does, it is something to be cherished. While the COVID-19 pandemic still has the world in its grasp, I spent a bit of time watching the bird feeders in the back yard of my inlaws.

My father-in-law recently put up some bird feeders and bird houses in their yard, and with success! Below are some of the photos that I took. I made these photos using the Fuji X-PRO 2 and the Fuji XF 100-400 mm LM OIS WR. Maybe I should consider getting the 1.5x or 2x teleconverter. Four hundred millimeters sounds like a lot, but in practice you are always yearning for more ;-). I have added the dutch common names for the birds and their scientific names. If there are any mistakes or wrong identifications below, please let me know!

Pimpelmees (Cyanistes caeruleus or Parus caeruleus)
Roodborstje (Erithacus rubecula)
Koolmees (Parus major)
A young blackbird (merel, turdus merula)
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