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Attack from Behind

Attack from Behind

There is always some quarrel among a flock of sparrows, this is funny to watch. These two female house sparrows want to use the same perch. Image Details: Date: November 13th, 2022 Location: Lower Austria Canon Gear Aperture: f 5.6 Focal Length: 700 mm Exposure: 1/1250 sec.  

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Mystic Mood

Mystic Mood

Grey Heron in flight above misty landscape. Image Detail: Location: Vienna Date: February 28th, 2022 Canon Gear Focal Length: 500 mm Aperture: f 4 Exposure: 1/8000 sec ISO: 1600

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High Up

High Up

Red squirrel (black morph) on its lookout. Image Details:  Location: Lower Austria Date: November 11th, 2017 Canon Gear Focal Length: 500 mm Aperture: f 4.5 Exposure: 1/400 sec ISO: 1250

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Stay Away

Stay Away

The Smooth Snake (Coronella austriaca) – the species name means „the Austrian“ – is not only native in Austria but is spread nearly all over Europe and the western parts of Asia. The little non-venomous snake is harmless, but can act aggressively when it feels threatened.  Image Details: Location: Lower Austria Date: October 11th, 2021 […]

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Cascades

Cascades

A visit at the Lohnbachfall in the Waldviertel – beautiful water cascades in a nature preserved area – is worth every time of the year. Image Details: Location: Waldviertel, Lower Austria Date: October 20th, 2021 Camera: Canon EOS R Focal Length: 40 mm Aperture: f 22 Exposure: 1 sec. ISO: 200 Polarizer 

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Hidden

Hidden

Brown Hare hidden in the meadow. Image Details: Location: Lower Austria Date: July 2020 Canon Gear Focal Length: 1000 mm Aperture: f 8 Exposure: 1/500 sec.

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Big Appetite

Big Appetite

A European Praying Mantis (brown morph) was successful in capturing a great green bush-cricket, which is quite larger than the predator. Image Details: Location: Lower Austria Date: September 1rst, 2020 Canon gear Focal Length: 180 mm Aperture: f 3.5 Exposure: 1/400 sec. ISO: 250

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Sunset Smell

Sunset Smell

Wild chives (Allium schoenoprasum) at sunset. Image Details: Date: June 30th, 2022 Location: Austria Focal Length: 180 mm Aperture: f4 Exposure: 1/50 sec. ISO: 400

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Lifer

Lifer

Among birders „Lifer“ is the name for a species you have spotted or documented for the first time in your life. Being in Spain two times before for photography, I didn’t have luck with this iconic bird. The Spanish imperial eagle (Aquila adalberti) is classified by the IUCN as „vulnerable“ , but since 1960 to […]

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Source of Life

Source of Life

Water is necessary for everyone. A young European ground squirrel is drinking at a flat pond. Image Details: Location: Hungary Date: May 2021 Canon Gear Focal Length: 300 mm Aperture: f 4 Exposure: 1/2000 sec.

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