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Shining robin
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In the morning hours on our terrace. My view from the camouflage tent and only a short moment before the robin spotted me and flew away. It sat only about 2 meters away from me on an old garden chair … read more and write a comment …

Blackbird with centipede
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It is always fascinating what I get in front of the lens in our garden. Blackbirds are not uncommon and I can always watch them pulling earthworms out of our lawn. But this evening it was something special. I was … read more and write a comment …

Chaffinch foraging for food
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Shortly after I had seen the chaffinch on the tree and it had flown away, I could spot it at the edge of the path in the sprouting grass. The beautiful evening light shone in stripes across the path and … read more and write a comment …

Chaffinch
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I caught this chaffinch in the evening in the woods along the gravel road near our settlement. He sat next to me in the tree and seemed to enjoy the rays of the evening sun. If you look closely, you … read more and write a comment …

Bullfinches
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The bullfinches are rare guests in our garden. Once I had seen the female bullfinch first in the feeder and when I had the camera ready, she retreated to the lilac bush behind it to feed in peace on the … read more and write a comment …

Blue tit in rose bush
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In times of pandemic, the home garden must also be used for nature photography. We have a variety of garden birds around us, some also breed on our property and so it is always a pleasure when I get one … read more and write a comment …

Swans on the flooded Junkernfeld
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Along the lower Seeve, the area Junkernfeld runs through the nature reserve. In summer the checkerboard flowers bloom here, but at the end of winter many parts of it are still flooded lake-like. Many waterfowl can be found there, like … read more and write a comment …

Seeve foreland
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Days after the flooding of the fields along the Seeve, the foreland of the dike was partially flooded. The nature reserve Untere Seeveniederung is crossed by the Seeve (see the map at the end of this blog-post). The dike along … read more and write a comment …

Flooding in the Seeveniederung
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Not after the snow melted, but after a day of extensive rainfall, I had set out for the area Untere Seeveniederung, about 30 km from home towards the river Elbe, because I just wanted to explore the Seeve and the … read more and write a comment …

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