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Darß IV

April 2019 Regular readers of my blog will know, I really like the peninsula Darss in Northeast Germany and go there as often as I can. During all of my visits, the target sound-wise has been always the same: calls of small passerines. But beside particular intentions I always simply enjoyed the tranquility in those …

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Winter – Drömling VIII

March 2017 In February I made a brief intermediate stop at my favorite sound recording spot in Germany, on my way to an offshore trip. I had expected lots of wintering nordic geese, Whooper Swans Cygnus cygnus and hoped for Bewick’s Swans Cygnus bewickii which flight calls we desperately needed for our birds-in-flight ID guide. Here only a few impressions of those days in the field. …

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Mallorca of the north

January 2016 In June 2014 I went to the annual meeting of the Wildlife Sound Recording Society at Rutland Wetland Reserve. Chris Watson the new president of the society presented sound recordings made on filming trips for Sir David Attenborough’s series Frozen Planet– no need to mention how inspiring it was once again. Chris invited …

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Geese! – Drömling II

November 2011 A White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla flying over a flock of 30.000 roosting Geese in search of a weak or wounded one. PFR07444, 111103, Tundra Bean Geese Anser serrirostris, White fronted Geese A. albifrons, Greylag Geese A. anser, Flachwasserzone Mannhausen, Germany photo credit: Tundra Bean Goose Anser serrirostris and Greylag Goose Anser anser © Mathias …

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