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Lil’ Bittern

Juli 2016 From time to time I visit an area near Leipzig comprising some lakes, meadows and beautiful deciduous forests. It inhabits several rare bird species but is only rarely observed and therefore wildife is poorly documented. This time I found my second Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus in that area. PFR11908, 2-11, 160622, Little Bittern …

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Summer

July 2010 In spring/summer 2010 I did several monitoring jobs. One of them regarded the occurence of the River Warbler Locustella fluviatillis in Leipzig’s alluvial forest. I could found only a few singers, one of them in a marvellous area called Papitzer Lachen (Papitz`s Puddles). Here´s a recording of  one male with loads of European …

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