Back on track

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March 2014 The Presseler Moor- und Heidegebiet (Pressel mire and heathland reserve) was the favorite spot of my first years as a wildlife sound recordist and ornithologist. Especially a part called Wildenhainer Bruch (Mire Wildenhain) attracted me that time. It is an area of great scenic beauty and the possibility of bumping into one of […]

Hello goodbye!

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MARCH 2014 Goodbye Dorset. Hello Leipzig! PFR09760, 1-10, 140129, Song Thrush Turdus philomelos clarkei, song, Middlebere Heath, UK PFR07957, 1-11, 140227, Northern Raven Corvus corax corax, advertising call, bill clipping, call, Torfhaus, Germany

The blessing of natural forces

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September 2013 The area around Leipzig is well know for it’s large former brown coal opencast mines. Most of them are recultivated, filled-up with water, planted or being used for freetime activities which getting out of hand now. In the north there is the so called Seelhausener See adjacent to the famous lake Goitzsche. There […]

In search of an Eagle Owl

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April 2013 Over a longer period I occasionally search for breeding territories of Eurasian Eagle Owls Bubo bubo. But why? First, quite simple, because it´s an amazing bird. On the other hand I am fascinated by large birds of prey in general. In course of rock climbing trips to former stone pits last summer I […]