Linum

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October 2019 I went to Germany’s most famous Common Crane roost north of Berlin recently. My goal was to make sound recordings of a really large number of Common Cranes arriving at roost. In this case around 20.000 individuals. It is certainly arguable whether it is right, in times of continuous habitat loss, to bring […]

Just can’t get enough

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October 2014 … is not refering to commercial bird sound records, but to autumn. Autumn isn’t just when I was born, what obviously made this season to something special to me, it is the time of several major events in nature: bird migration to the wintering grounds, Red Deer rut, vocal activities by owls and […]

Vessel tracks II

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November 2012 I’ve never understood what people makes enthusiastic with patriotism. For me, artificial constructs of nations and national identities make no sense therefore I usually don’t think in structures like this. But sometimes I can’t help and start to find a particular group of people more awful than others – depending on their behaviour. Sometimes […]

Roost – Drömling IV

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October 2012 5.500 Tundra Bean Geese Anser serrirostris & Greater White-fronted Geese Anser albifrons flying off from roost. PFR00685, 121025, Tundra Bean Geese Anser serrirostris, White-fronted Geese Anser albifrons, Flachwasserzone Mannhausen, Germany photo credit: Tundra Bean Goose Anser serrirostris © Mathias Putze | Green-Lens

Autumn bird migration

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November 2010 During October and November I made a bird migration census in Thuringia, East-Germany. Luckely I was able to make a few sound recordings of bird flight calls and to take a few pictures of birds in flight to improve my identification skills. my daily observation point I my daily observation point II 101028, […]