Gerhard Vlcek

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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Ride on the cannonball

Ride on the cannonball

Schlüsselblumen-Würfelfalter (Hamearis lucina) sitzt auf einer Knospe des Kleinen Wiesenknopf (Sanguisorba minor) Duke of Burgundy Fritillary (Hamearis lucina) sitting on the bud of a Small burnet (Sanguisorba minor) Image Details Location: Burgenland, Austria Date: April 26th 2019 Camera: Canon EOS R Lens: Sigma Macro 150mm F 2.8 Focal Length: 150mm Exposure: 1/13 Second +2 1/3EV Aperture: 5.6 ISO: 400

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Outspreaded wings in the morning

Outspreaded wings in the morning

Southern festoon – Zerynthia polyxena is outspreading his wings in the morning before he starts in the new day after warming in the sun.. Osterluzeifalter – Zerynthia polyxena breitet in der Früh seine Flügel aus, bevor er nach dem Aufwärmen in der Sonne in den neuen Tag startet. Image Details Location: Divaca, Slovenia Date: April 16th 2019 Camera: Canon […]

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Orange dip in spring

Orange dip in spring

Sleeping Anthocharis cardamines – Orange dip butterfly during sunrise. Schlafender Aurorafalter – Anthocharis cardamines im Sonnenaufgang. Image Details Location: Eichkogel – Mödling, Lower Austria, Austria Date: March 31th 2019 Camera: Canon EOS R Lens: Sigma Macro 150mm F 2.8 Focal Length: 150mm Exposure: 1/8 Second +1 2/3EV Aperture: 11 ISO: 200

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