Heimspiel – Drömling V

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September 2013 I mentioned the Flachwasserzone Mannhausen (shallow lake) here several times before. Since my family moved to a village just around the corner I’m regularly there for birding – especially in winter (arctic geese). On my way from Poole (UK) back to Leipzig I had again a short stopover and it was a good […]

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 […]

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 […]

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