03-04-2020 Finally I found my first mallard ducklings of the season. Check out this video:
13-03-2020 Press release out about the Year of the Mallard
19-02-2020 New paper on seed dispersal by waterfowl in Ecology & Evolution now online!
01-01-2020 Start of the Year of the Mallard in the Netherlands!
26-04-2019 New paper on bird movement in Global Ecology and Biogeography now online!
26-02-2019 New paper on mallard migration and seed dispersal in Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution now online!
03-04-2018 New paper on seed dispersal by waterfowl in PLOS ONE now online!
08-03-2018 Uploaded an overview of the results of the Dutch Duckling Project in 2017 (pdf in Dutch)
29-01-2018 New paper on H5N8 in wild waterbirds in Eurosurveillance now online!
16-01-2018 Interview in news paper Algemeen Dagblad about mallards and the duckling project
29-11-2017 New paper on waterfowl tagging effects in Animal Biotelemetry now online!
06-09-2017 Paper on H5N8 outbreak in wild birds accepted in Emerging infectious Diseases!
28-08-2017 Another interview on NPO Radio 5 about mallard ducklings
08-08-2017 Interview about the mallard duckling project in the magazine of the Dutch Hunters Association
03-08-2017 The Netherlands Institute of Ecology posted a news update about the mallard duckling project
01-05-2017 Started my Rubicon project at the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Germany
22-03-2017 Our recent paper in Journal of Ecology is featured in an article on the Audubon website
14-03-2017 Press release asking the public to report mallard ducklings for our "eendenkuikenproject"
23-02-2017 Our recent paper in Journal of Ecology is featured in an article in the Volkskrant
22-02-2017 Our paper on seed dispersal by mallards in Journal of Ecology is now online! (pdf)
02-02-2017 Our paper on mallard movement patterns in Movement Ecology is now online! (pdf)
29-01-2017 Short note on the diet of Little Owls appeared today in Limosa
03-01-2017 New paper in seed dispersal project accepted in Journal of Ecology
20-12-2016 New paper in Dutch mallard project accepted in Movement Ecology
19-12-2016 New paper on the status of Bolboschoenis in the Netherlands published in Gorteria
30-09-2016 New paper in uban gull ecology project published in Limosa
23-09-2016 New paper in avian influenza project published in Eurosurvaillance with Marjolein Poen et al.
20-07-2016 New paper in seed dispersal project accepted in Freshwater Biology
19-04-2016 Presentation at the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Radolfzell am Bodensee
12-04-2016 The duckling citizen science project already reached the first 100 observations
02-04-2016 Gave a short interview about mallards on Dutch television (at 12:40)
31-03-2016 Launched the Dutch duckling project (only in Dutch)!
03-03-2016 Presenting my seed dispersal work at the symposium "Ecologie en de praktijk"
07-02-2016 Update on our new duck nest tube project in the Netherlands
12-01-2016 New paper on rare dispersal events accepted in Freshwater Biology!
29-12-2015 Short note on divorce in Lesser Black-backed Gulls appeared today in Limosa
02-12-2015 New paper in seed dispersal project accepted in Journal of Ecology!
28-11-2015 Announcement: presentation on waterfowl and avian influenza at Landelijke dag SOVON
25-11-2015 The first resighting of colour-ringed mallard W[AX] reported last weekend (link)
16-11-2015 New paper on urban behaviour of large gulls accepted in Bird Study!
13-11-2015 Another ring report of a mallard from the Finnish-Russian border, shot there on 05-09-2015
12-11-2015 Lecture about mallards, seed dispersal and AIV for Vogelwerkgroep Wageningen
23-10-2015 News article about thesis defense appeared in 'Het Kontakt' (link)
20-10-2015 News article with photos of field work appeared in 'Boerderij Vandaag' (link)
19-10-2015 Sampling for 'early warning' Avian Influenza in wild birds started
29-09-2015 Item about seed dispersal by mallards on Vroege Vogels TV (link)
29-09-2015 Radio interview at Radio 1 België (link)
23-09-2015 PhD defense "Seed dispersal by a generalist duck"
22-09-2015 Symposium on "Ecological Consequences of Waterbird Movement"
15-09-2015 Launched this new website!
01-09-2015 Start project at the Netherlands Institute of Ecology
29-08-2015 Presenting at congrestival This Side of Paradise in Haren, The Netherlands
21-07-2015 Publication on regurgitation by waterfowl as dispersal mechanism online in Aquatic Botany!