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Black-headed

Black-headed

At our Photo Tour in the Danube Delta we could see also the Great Black-headed or Palla`s Gull. This place in the Delta is the most reliable place for this species where the first breeding was discovered in 2009. Normally This species breeds in colonies in marshes and islands from southern Russia to Mongolia. This […]

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Mantis Religiosa

Mantis Religiosa

At the end of summer begins the time of this very interesting insect. Especially in the east of Austria it is very common in the last years. The great variation in the coloration of M. religiosa from different shades of yellow, brown, green and sometimes black has been the cause of numerous hypotheses and studies […]

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Chalkhill Blue

Chalkhill Blue

The chalkhill blue (Polyommatus coridon) is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. The males having pale silvery-blue upperside of the wings with a submarginal line of gray spots on the hindwings and a thin brown and white chequered fringe – for me a little beauty!   Image Details   Location: Burgenland, Austria Date: July2018 Light: morning light Camera: […]

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Revier Battle

Revier Battle

Again and again the Black Tern tries to conquer the foreign nest. But the Whiskered Tern is watchful… —————————————————– Immer wieder versucht die Trauerseeschwalbe das fremde Nest zu erobern. Aber die Weißbart-Seeschwalbe ist wachsam…   Image Details   Location: Danube Delta, Romania Date: May, 19th, 2019 Light: morning light Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Lens: Canon […]

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Bridal Gift

Bridal Gift

A first attempt to court the bride. But on this day the bridal gift was to small. The bride flew away… —————————————————– Roller / Blauracke (Coracias garrulus) —————————————————– Ein erster Versuch die Braut zu umwerben. Aber das Brautgeschenk war an diesem Tag zu klein. Die Braut flog davon…   Image Details   Location: Danube Delta, Romania […]

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Two Stars

Two Stars

This butterfly is a star among the moorland population. And the flower, where he sits, looks like a red star. So you can see here two stars on one picture….. ———————————————————– Cranberry fritillary (Boloria aquilonaris) on purple marshlocks (Potentilla palustris)   Image Details   Location: Styria, Austria Date: 2.July 2019 Light: early morning Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark […]

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Action

Action

This swan tries to impress the lady’s world with wild wing beats —————————————————– Mute Swan / Höckerschwan (Cygnus olor) —————————————————– Dieser Schwan versucht mit wilden Flügelschlägen die Damenwelt zu beeindrucken   Image Details   Location: River Mur, Styria, Austria Date: May16th, 2019 Light: early morning Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Lens: Canon EF 600 f/4L IS […]

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Golden Jackal

Golden Jackal

The Golden Jackal is a wolf-like canid that is native to Southeast Europe, Southwest Asia, South Asia, and regions of Southeast Asia. He ist he only Jackal we can find in Europe. This Jackal here we have seen in Romania in the Danube Delta. ————————————————— Der Goldschakal ist eng mi dem Wolf verwandt und ist […]

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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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