Gerhard Vlcek

Yellow White Dream

Yellow White Dream

Black veined white (Aporia crataegi) in a yellow blooming wet meadow short after sunrise. Ein Baumweißling (Aporia crataegi) in einer gelb blühenden Feuchtwiese kurz nach Sonnenaufgang. Image Details Location: Salzburg, Austria Date: June 21th 2019 Camera: Canon EOS R Lens: Sigma Macro 180mm F 2.8 Focal Length: 180mm Exposure: 1/640 Second +1 2/3EV Aperture: 3.5 ISO: 400

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Golden butterfly

Golden butterfly

The marsh fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia)is very endangered, because the damage of wet meadows  destroys his habitats. We are very happy about a new discovered area, where we found a very good population of this butterfly. Der Goldene Scheckenfalter (Euphydryas aurinia) ist sehr gefährdet, weil die Zerstörung von nassen Wiesen seinen Lebensraum zerstört. Wir sind sehr […]

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Burning sky behind the trees

Burning sky behind the trees

On a beautiful evening in May we found an area with a few of butterflies sitting on chaterhouse-pink. This red-band fritillary (Melitaea didyma) was sitting in front of trees and the red light of the deep sun illuminates the scene.  An einem wunderschönen May-Abend fanden wir eine Stelle mit mehreren Schmetterlingen, die auf Kartäuser-Nelken saßen. […]

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Ride on a cannon ball

Ride on a cannon ball

Small copper (Lycaena phlaeas) on Globularia (Globularia punctata) Kleiner Feuerfalter (Lycaena phlaeas) auf Kugelblume (Globularia punctata). Image Details Location: Burgenland, Austria Date: May 4th 2020 Camera: Canon EOS R Lens: Sigma Macro 180mm F 2.8 Focal Length: 180mm Exposure: 1/50 Second +1 2/3EV Aperture: 5.0 ISO: 800  

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Spring colors in wet lands

Spring colors in wet lands

Southern festoon (Zerynthia polyxena) sitting on a Green-veined orchid (Anacamptis morio) in the last light of sunset. Osterluzeifalter (Zerynthia polyxena) sitzt auf Kleinen Knabenkraut (Anacamptis morio) im letzten Licht des Sonnenunterganges. Image Details Location: Nationalpark Donauauen, Lobau, Vienna, Austria Date: April 25th 2020 Camera: Canon EOS R Lens: Sigma Macro 180mm F 2.8 Focal Length: 180mm Exposure: 1/640 Second Aperture: 3.5 ISO: 800 […]

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Wood white on white

Wood white on white

Sleeping Leptidea sinapis – Wood White during sunset. Schlafender Leptidea sinapis – Tintenfleck-Weißling (Senfweißling) im Sonnenuntergang. Image Details Location: Mödling, Lower Austria, Austria Date: April 2nd 2020 Camera: Canon EOS R Lens: Sigma Macro 180mm F 2.8 Focal Length: 180mm Exposure: 1/25 Second +1 2/3EV Aperture: 5.6 ISO: 800

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Upwards to the light

Upwards to the light

The pasque flower is one of the first blossoms in the year and rings in the spring. This little group of flowers wie found in front of pines illuminated by the last sun. Die Küchenschelle ist eine der ersten Blüten im Jahr und läutet den Frühling ein. Diese kleine Gruppe fanden wir vor mehreren Föhren, […]

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Blue men group

Blue men group

A group of liverworths (Hepatica nobilis) in the Vienna Woods against the colored sky during a sundowner. Eine Gruppe Leberblümchen (Hepatica nobilis) im Wienerwald gegen den farbigen Himmel während eines Sonnenunterganges. Location: Vienna Woods, Vienna, Austria Date: March 8th, 2020 Light: cloudy/sunny Camera: Canon EOS R Lens: Sigma 180/2.8 Macro Focal Length: 180 mm Exposure: 1/50 Seconds + 1 2/3EV  Aperture: 2.8 ISO: 200 […]

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Outstanding

Outstanding

Two outstanding crocus in a huge sea of blossoms in a little forest in the wetlands of the Mur river. Zwei herausragende Krokusse in einem gewaltigen Blütenmeer in einem kleinen Wald in  den Murauen. Location: Mur wetland, Styria, Austria Date: February 23th, 2020 Light: cloudy/sunny Camera: Canon EOS R Lens: Canon EF 70-300mm/ f/4-5.6L IS USM Focal Length: 300 mm Exposure: 1/320 […]

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Endangered by climate exchange

Endangered by climate exchange

The Violet Copper (Lycaena helle) is in Austria one of the rarest butterflies. He needs very special habitats with a very low annual average temperature – but by the ongoing climate exchange with resulting warmer winters and hot summers the very small population in Austria is heavily endangered and may become extincted. Der Blauschillernde Feuerfalter […]

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