Texel's nature in Autumn
When you walk through Texel's woods in Autumn, you will see how vibrant green is making way for vivid shades of red and yellow. This creates a stunning pallette of colour. It's not just the trees that are changing in colour. There's much more going on in nature. Many fruits and seeds are geminating in this season. And, of course, this is the time of year when the mushrooms actually pop out of the ground.
Texel is a real bird island. The migration of the birds already starts in September, which means that many different bird species can be seen on the island. The osprey and the Caspian tern may well show themselves if the weather is good at the beginning of the month.
Migratory birds on Texel
Texel is extra popular with birdwatchers in the autumn. Whether to spot water birds, field birds or scrub birds. From blackcap and wigeon to redwing, greenfinch and huge flocks of sandpipers. Birdwatchers can sometimes spot up to 90 species in one weekend! And with a little luck, you may even see a knot, a bird that visits the Wadden Sea to fatten up so it can complete its journey around the world from polar circle to equator.Naturally, there are several birdwatching excursions you can book at this time of year. For instance via or