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Family Happiness

Family Happiness

  It`s so nice to see the grebes as happy as they are with their chicks. It is important to take care of the little ones, because over and over again large seagulls and birds of prey fly over the nest. ————————————————— ist so schön den Haubentauchern dabei zuzusehen, wie glücklich sie mit ihren Küken […]

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It´s May

It´s May

Two typical representatives of the month May. The Lily of the valley (Convallaria majalis) and the clouded Apollo (Parnassius mnemosyne). I am happy that we can find this nice butterfly and flowers in the region round Eisenstadt.   Image Details   Location: Region Eisenstadt, Austria Date: May, 2018 Light: early morning Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Lens: […]

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Queen Of Spain Fritillary

Queen Of Spain Fritillary

This butterfly flies in a very large period from April to October and produce up to three, sometimes even four generations a year. This one is from the first generation and has chosen a beautiful orchid for sleeping. „Queen of Spain Fritillary /Issoria lathonia“ —————————————————– Die Falter fliegen in einem sehr großen Zeitraum von April […]

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Jump in the neck

Jump in the neck

Even the Great Crested Grebes are overcome by feelings of love after the winter. The end of every love scene looks always very brutally. But meanwhile I got used to it being part of the ritual. ————————————————— Auch die Haubentaucher werden nach dem Winter von Liebesgefühlen übermannt. Das Ende jeder Liebesszene findet aber immer sehr […]

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Reflection

Reflection

You lie motionless in the meadow and the water birds glide past you quietly. If you do not move, they sometimes swim directly towards you —————————————————— Eurasian Coot / Blaesshuhn (Fulica atra) —————————————————— Du liegst bewegungslos in der Wiese und die Wasservögel gleiten ruhig an dir vorbei. Wenn du dich nicht bewegst, schwimmen sie manches […]

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Romance on the Lake

Romance on the Lake

Early in the morning, they glide silently away in the morning fog… nature in its most beautiful form —————————————————– Mute Swan / Höckerschwan (Cygnus olor) —————————————————– Früh am Morgen gleiten sie still im morgentlichen Nebel dahin… Natur in ihrer schönsten Form   Image Details   Location: River Mur, Styria, Austria Date: January 11th, 2019 Light: […]

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Galanthus

Galanthus

Every year when in spring the temperature increases, the first butterflies wake up and fly through the air, searching for the first flowers. Here you can see a European peacock, resting on a common snowdrop   Image Details   Location: Eisenstadt, Austria Date: March 1th, 2017 Light: sunset Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Lens: […]

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Buteo

Buteo

The common buzzard (Buteo buteo) is a medium-to-large bird of prey whose range covers most of Europe and extends into Asia. Over much of its range, it is resident year-round, but birds from the colder parts of the Northern Hemisphere typically migrate south for the northern winter.   Image Details   Location: Turkeve, Hungary Date: 18thJannuary2018 Light: foggy morning Camera: […]

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Spotlight

Spotlight

The winter time at Lake Neusiedl is characterized by beautiful atmospheric sunsets. So it is always a need for me to be on the way to New Year in this special area.   Image Details   Location: Mexikopuszta / Fertö-Hanság / Hungary Date: 31. December2018 Light: sunset cloudy Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Lens: Canon EF 200-400 […]

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Golden Fog

Golden Fog

It was such a really cold morning, the thermometer showed -8 degrees Celsius. The water formed a gentle foggy layer. And then, from one moment to the other, the rising sun illuminated the water surface. The river starts to shine in an intensive golden light…… —————————————————————- Es war so ein richtig kalter Morgen, das Thermometer […]

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