September 2015

Stars on a Globe

Stars on a Globe

Detail of a Southern Globethistle (Echinops ritro ssp. ruthenicus) in some kind of „high key“ performance. There are a few Globethistle species in Austria, but this one is very rare. Image Detail: Date: August 1st, 2015Location: Weinviertel, Lower AustriaLight: sunnyCamera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IIILens: Sigma 180mm MacroAperture: 3.5Exposure 1/160 secISO: 250 

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Meadow saffron

Meadow saffron

You could almost think it was spring: the meadows are in same colors as in March. But when the autumn crocuses (Colchicum autumnale) bloom, the fall may be not far away.  Man könnte fast meinen es sei Frühling: die Wiesen tragen dieselben Farben wie im März. Doch wenn die Herbstzeitlosen blühen, kann der Herbst nicht mehr weit sein. […]

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Grey Goose chick

goose

My first Picture on Nature Highlights show´s a Little Grey goose chick in rainy conditions. Allways nice to observe this Little beauty´s, enjoy. Image DetailsLocation: Seewinkel – AustriaLight: cloudy rainCamera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IIILens: Canon 500mm L IS USMExposure: 1/400Aperture: F 5,6Iso: 1000

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Wegwarte

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Youngster

Youngster

Once, Ural owls were completely gone from Austrian forests which changed after Austrian scientists and wildlife conservationists started to breed them and re-introduce these birds of prey to eastern Austria’s forests. Since then, many breeding pairs have established and the first youngsters – officially Austrians 😉 – were raised not far from Vienna deep in […]

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Salamandra salamandra

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Black Stork

Black Stork

Gewartet habe ich bei dieser Aufnahme auf Zwergscharben, welche diesen Baum immer wieder anfliegen. Als sich jedoch dieser seltene Gast auf den Baum setzte, schlug mein Herz höher. Ich finde die Schwarzstörche, im Kontrast zu den üppig vorkommenden Weißstörchen (zumindest bei uns am Neusiedlersee), viel anmutender und eleganter. Viel Spaß beim Betrachten, Teilen und Liken […]

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Curiosity

Curiosity

Image Details: Location: ViennaDate: 2015 08 23Light: cloudyCamera: Canon 1dXLens: EF400/2,8Focal Length: 400 mmExposure: 1/640 SecondsAperture: 1:5,6ISO: 1000

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Cloudy Day

Cloudy Day

Location : Ostsee-Rügen Camera : Nikon D810 Lens : Nikon 24-70;2.8 Aperture: 11 Shutter time: 1/60 ISO : 250

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Faces

Faces

Two adult Musk Ox males facing each other during a snow storm. Image Details Location: Dovrefjell National Park / Norway Date: December 29, 2014 Camera: Nikon D800 Lens: AF-S 300/2.8 + TC 20 Focal Length: 600 mm Exposure: 1/250 s Aperture: f 5.6 ISO: 640  

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