Nieuws - 5 april 2012

Hans + field birds

Hans Swarts, teaching and research assistant at Human and Animal Physiology

‘Without us, field birds would be decimated'
Lapwings, black-tailed godwits, curlews, oystercatchers and common redshanks. All part of a farming landscape. And thanks to people like Hans Swarts they still stand a chance in the Overbetuwe area of the Rhine delta. With a small group of colleagues, Swarts spots the birds and protects them wherever possible. Especially now, in the nesting season. ‘I spend practically all my free time on this.' Take a look in the last week of April - see