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One of the rarest

One of the rarest

One of the rarest orchids in bogs, which are so small that you can hardly find them, the yellow widelip orchid (Liparis loeselii). This year it was finally possible to take a picture of her… and what could be better suited to her than this inhabitant of raised bogs and wetlands, the lesser marbled fritillary […]

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Blue Eyes

Blue Eyes

The Niobe Fritillary is already quite rare in our country. So it was all the more wonderful that just on my birthday dear friends of ours found a small flower meadow where some of these beautiful butterflies were still flying. In the evening when it was getting cooler, my wife’s good nose helped us to […]

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Little Monster

Little Monster

The young Eurasian coot look like little monsters in their first weeks of life. It is fun to watch them swimming next to their parents and begging for food… ————————————————— Die jungen Blässhühner sehen in ihren ersten Lebenswochen wie kleine Monster aus. Es ist lustig sie zu beobachten wenn sie so neben ihren Eltern schwimmen […]

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Neptis Sappho

Neptis Sappho

The common glider is a butterfly from the nymphalid butterfly family. It is the only species of gliding butterfly that is native to Europe. They reach a wingspan of 40 to 46 mm. During the day they are very restless and without a break, so that only very early in the morning you will be […]

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Yellow Swallowtail

Yellow Swallowtail

Just in time with the first orchids, the first large butterflies can be found on the meadows. One of the most beautiful of these is the yellow swallowtail. Here it has taken its place on one of the largest orchids in our area, the lady orchid. ———————————————- Pünktlich mit den ersten Orchideen sind auch die […]

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Faded

Faded

I hardly know any other flower which is as beautiful in its faded state as a Pulsatilla. Here you can see some Pulsatilla pratensis in backlight. I find it especially beautiful when it has lost all petals and only the whiskers are visible. ———————————————– Ich kenne kaum eine Blume, welche im abgeblühten Zustand so schön […]

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Golden Bubbles

Golden Bubbles

In the evening, when the last rays of sunshine fall through the small openings in the trees, my favorite time is to take pictures. This photo was taken using an old lens, which makes this effect even more apparent. Pasque flower(Pulsatilla vulgaris) —————————————————————– Abends wenn die letzten Sonnenstrahlen durch die kleinen Öffnungen in den Bäumen […]

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The White Edition

The White Edition

Every year there are fewer and fewer… Unfortunately many people are still unaware that many wild flowers are strictly protected. Also at this place here you will only find a hole in the ground this year. So with this picture we only have the memory of a beautiful rare flower, the Common Pasque Flower in […]

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Touchdown

Touchdown

Again and again I could watch the owl as it headed for this wooden stick. Most of the time I was much too far away. Then I lay in wait for a few hours. And I was lucky, the long wait was rewarded. In the most beautiful light she managed a precision landing and I […]

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Awakening

Awakening

Here several heralds of spring meet in one place. Crocuses and spring snowflakes knight with a European peacock and a lady beetle around the best sunny spots in the wood… ————————————————– Hier treffen sich mehrere Frühlingsboten auf einem Platz. Krokusse und Frühlingsknotenblumen rittern mit einem Tagpfauenauge und einem Marienkäfer um die besten Sonnenplätze im Wald… […]

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