Profen II

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February 2019 A field trip into a former coal mine (the landscape around Leipzig is strongly shaped by huge, primeval appearing wounds of the earth’s surface) raises some questions with the critical environmentalist. In addition to the bizarre beauty of these impressive landscapes, you will find views into the a small window of geological history, […]

Grosssteinberg II

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June 2010 In order to handle the bitter feelings of loosing a friend by death, I started to make sound recordings inside and along the stone pit Großsteinberg (near Leipzig) once again. It was one of the places, we regularly visited together. Sadly the axcavation in the quarry has been boost anew. For that reason […]

Waiting for Eurasian Bitterns

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June 2008 Yesterday I went out to make sound recordings of Great Bitterns Botaurus stellaris. While I was waiting in the dark a European Roe Deer Capreolus capreolus came closer unnoticed and barked as it was frightened by my presence. Nearby a Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos was singing in the dark too. PFR080622, 080622, European […]