März 2022

World of Wisdom

World of Wisdom

To spot an owl is always a very special moment for me. Especially since these encounters are extremely rare. Their calmness towards humans is fascinating. For me, it seems, that these animals don’t have to be scared of us, because they just always know everything what will happen, due to their wisdom. And so, they […]

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Water Chestnut

Water Chestnut

Water Chestnut in the headline is the name of an aquatic plant, but it is suitable for the Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca) as well. The male like on the image has a rich chestnut and chocolate brown plumage. In flight the white belly and the underwing patch are visible as a contrast. Also the white […]

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evening mood in the wetland

evening mood in the wetland

A visit to the Donauauen is always worthwhile at this time of year. Between thousands of snowdrops there are also countless liverworts to be found. Zu dieser Jahreszeit lohnt sich ein Besuch der Donauauen immer. Zwischen Tausenden von Schneeglöckchen gibt es auch unzählige Leberblümchen zu finden. Image Details Location: Lower Austria Date: March 13th, 2022 Light: sunny Camera: Canon EOS R6 […]

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Waterhole

Waterhole

  Image Details Location: Gran Canaria/Spain Date: 19.11.2021 Light: Sunny Camera: Fuji X-T4 Lens: Fujinon XF 16-80 Focal Length: 18 mm Exposure: 0,4 s Aperture: 9 ISO: 200 Filter: Haida GND 1,2 soft

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Madeira

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Tarantula

Tarantula

The tarantula wolf spider (Lycosa tarantula) waits for prey at the entrance to its burrow. Image details Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Lens: Laowa 15mm f/4.0 Wide Angle Macro Location: Cres, Croatia Date: Aug 2018 Focal Length: 15 Exposure: 8 sec Aperture: f/4.0 ISO: 200

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Scale Spectrum

Scale Spectrum

Pitch-black, so called melanistic common adders (Vipera bersu) can be found in the Alps just as frequently as normally coloured individuals. For the first time, I used a flash during daylight for photographing a diurnal snake. I positioned it below the camera and that allowed me to eliminate the daylight and show this interesting gleam, […]

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Proud common pheasant

Proud common pheasant

Image Details: Location: Vienna Date: 2022 03 09 Light: Overcast Camera: Canon 1dX MkII Lens: EF400/2,8 Focal Length: 400 mm Exposure: 1/400 Seconds Aperture: 1:4 ISO: 640

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Hinterm Horizont

Hinterm Horizont

  Image Details   Kamera: Olympus E5 Lens: ZD 12-60mm SWD Location: A Date: 2011-08-13 Light: darkness Focal Lenght: 12mm Exposure: 186 sec. Aperture: F/6,3 ISO: 100

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Spring Messengers

Spring Messengers

One of the first insects and one of the first flowers we can find in spring. And as you can see here, the oil beetle loves to eat the pasque flower. European Oil Beetle (Meloe proscarabaeus) on greater pasque flower (Pulsatilla vulgaris subsp. grandis) ———————————————————– Eines der ersten Insekten und eine der ersten Blumen die […]

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