Darß III

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December 2017 I prefer to spend the winter time somewhere at the coast, where bird species accumulate much more than they do in the mainland. Since I live in the mainland, it amounts to short trips up north, favourably to the Darß peninsula. It was a bit of a bad timing this year, and way […]

Greifwalder Oie V

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February 2017 End of December 2016 I went to the baltic isle Greifswalder Oie for the 5th time. My intention was to collect more sound recordings for two upcoming releases with unprocessed sound recordings from the baltic region. The winter was far too mild for that time of the year and wouldn’t force too many […]

Baltic winds

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January 2015 I spent one week on Poel Island in the northwest of East-Germany end of December 2014 in order to make proper recordings of Eurasian Curlews, Whooper- and Bewick’s Swans. PFR10425, 141226, 1-10, Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus, 20, calls in flight, wing sound Gollwitz, Poel Island, Germany First I have to confess, I’ve never […]

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 […]

Little colourful jobs – Darß II

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February 2013 During the first days of February I went to the peninsula Darß-Fischland-Zingst for the second time. I chose the February in hope to that both Owls and Woodpeckers are already in their courtship display. But it was still too cold and it rained/snowed nearly all the time. So I decided to devote my […]

Darßwald – Darß I

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February 2013 PFR07512, 130203, tree twins, Neudarß, Germany, JrF contact mics c-series PFR07509, 130204, wind, trees, drops, Neudarß, Germany, ORTF-Stereo PFR07510, 130204, drift line, wind, Darß, Germany, JrF hydrophone d-series

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 […]