Gerhard Vlcek

It is autumn

It is autumn

If you see the colorful leaves of creeper – it is autumn. Each year one of the most colorful leaves. Wenn du die farbenprächtigen Blätter des Wilden Weins siehst, dann ist Herbst. Jedes Jahr die farbenprächtigsten Blätter Image Details Location: Schilcher-Weinstrasse, Steiermark Date: 29th September 2019 Light: sunny Camera: Canon EOS R Lens: EF 100-400 f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM […]

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Wavebreaker

Wavebreaker

On this part of the coast of Tenerife the force of nature of the Atlantic is a very impressive spectacle. Die Naturgewalten des Atlantiks sind an diesem Teil der Küte von Teneriffa ein eindrucksvolles Schauspiel. Image Details Location: Punta de Teno, Teneriffa, Spanien Date: November 19th, 2018 Light: sunny Camera: Canon EOS 5 DsR Lens: EF 70-300 f/4-5.6L IS USM […]

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The last of the year

The last of the year

The Chalkhill blue (Polyommatus coridon) is one of the last fresh butterflies in the autumn meadows – the last fresh species of the blue family. This chalkhill blue is a butterfly of the unimproved dry grasslands.  Der Silbergrüne Bläuling (Polyommatus coridon) ist einer der letzten Schmetterlinge in den herbstlichen Wiesen – die letzte frische Art […]

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Fascinating micro world

Fascinating micro world

It is a strange unknown micro world between the plants of sundews. Common Sundew (Drosera rotundifolia) in a moor in Salzburg. Es ist eine fremde unbekannte Mikrowelt zwischen den Pflanzen des Sonnentaus. Rundblättriger Sonnentau (Drosera rotundifolia) in einem Salzburger Moor. Image Details Location: Salzburg, Austria Date: July 29th, 2019 Camera: Canon EOS R  Lens: Sigma 150/f2.8 Macro Focal Length: 150 […]

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Titania

Titania

Many years we have searched this butterfly for photography in his living environment. Until now we have only found this species flying around during a sunny day, but not sitting on a plant for sleeping. This days it was the first time where we found a place with some Boloria titania (Titania’s Fritillary) sitting on […]

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Sticky hairs

Sticky hairs

Each year I am surprised again how tiny this plant is. And it is always a challenge to make a  nice picture. Common Sundew (Drosera rotundifolia) in a moor in Salzburg. Jedes ahr bin ich aufs neue überrascht, wie winzig diese Pflanze ist. Es ist immer eine besondere Herausforderung ein nettes Bild zu machen. Sonnentau […]

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Fly away

Fly away

After a cool night in the moor the bog fritillary (Boloria eunomia) spreaded his wings in the morning to refuel energy from the sun to start in the new day. Nach einer kühlen Nacht im Moor breitete der Randring-Perlmutterfalter (Boloria eunomia) seine Flügel aus, um Sonnenenergie zu tanken bevor er in den neuen Tag startet. […]

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Curved

Curved

  A wonderful scene of the curved caterpillars (Spotted Fritillary – Melitaea didyma) on leafs of their host plant. Eine wunderbare Szene der geschwungenen Raupen (Roter Scheckenfalter – Melitaea didyma) auf den Blättern ihrer Futterpflanzen.. Image Details Location: Burgenland, Austria Date: May 25th, 2019 Camera: Canon EOS R Lens: Sigma Macro 180mm F 2.8 Focal Length: 180 mm Exposure: 0,3 […]

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Queen of orchids

Queen of orchids

The queen of orchids in Austria is the Lady´s slipper orchid (Cypripedium calceolus). There are some places in Austrian alps where you can find this orchid during mid of May to the end of may in a normal year. This year the blooming of this orchid starts end of May – very late. Der Frauenschuh […]

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Hybridization

Hybridization

  A rare orchid in Austria – we found it the first time – Hybride Bee Orchid x Late Spider Orchid (Ophrys apifera x Ophrys holoserica) = Ophrys x albertiana Eine Rarität in Österreich – wir fanden sie für uns gestern zum ersten mal – Hybride Bienen-Ragwurz x Hummel-Ragwurz (Ophrys apifera x Ophrys holoserica) = Ophrys […]

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