Piaam is a village in Wûnseradiel municipality in the province of
Flag: per yellow flydiagonal blue over green; at the hoist the narrowed
adopted 1955; design: Kl. Sierksma
Arms: Azure six ducks argent beaked or, placed 3,2,1
The ducks represent the duck-cages here. They are now very important
for birdwatchers to study the migration of birds.
Piaam is a small village with less than 100 inhabitants. They live
off agriculture in the north and southwest, and cattlebreeding in the south
along the former Parregaaster Lake. There were two duck cages, one is used
for ringing birds. In the 19th century birds caught were sold to Holland.
Source: It Beaken, jrg. xxxi, # 3-4, Dec 1969
Encyclopedie van Friesland, 1958
Jarig Bakker, 12 Apr 2005