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Linum

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 …

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They say there is a land

February 2019 Israel is, that is well known, THE place for bird migration enthusiasts. Therefore alone, a trip was on my bucket list for quite a long time. In addition I was also curious about the native mammals, reptiles and of course the landscape in general. My only real duty were flight call recordings of …

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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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Greifwalder Oie V

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 …

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Just dutch birding II

MAY 2015 It’s no secret the Netherlands are always worth a visit at least for birding. Especially the north seems to be blessed with migrants and sometimes one can get the impression, the countless dutch birders even find every vagrant may it ever so inconspicuous. Therefore, no doubt a stopover in Holland travelling from the …

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Drömling VI

FEBRUARY 2015 Here some impressions of my trips to the Altmark (Saxony Anhalt) during this winter. PFR10386, 2-00, 141231, children, campfire, raindrops, fireworks Flachwasserzone Mannhausen, Germany, ORTF, Neumann KM184 PFR10402, 2-00, 150104, Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus, calls in flight Berenbrock, Germany, Telinga parabolic reflector PFR10478, 2-00, 150121, Goldcrest Regulus regulus, 20, foraging on the ground, …

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