Robin with fresh food
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I have been watching this proud robin for days at our kitchen window. I was able to take the pictures in this series from the open kitchen window — uncamouflaged. The midday sun made the bird shine and the shadow … read more or write a comment …

House sparrow pairing
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In the spring it becomes quite noisy in the garden around our house. Many species of birds, such as house sparrows, tits, blackbirds, chaffinches, robins, magpies and crows live here in the neighborhood gardens. Several pairs of blackbirds and a … read more or write a comment …

I cannot fly!!!
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This might be a big bird, but it is still a baby bird. Each Year between August and September many big white birds get killed on streets in Iceland. They are young Northern Fulmars which cannot fly. The nest is … read more or write a comment …

Food envy II — blackbirds
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That’s how it started — at the edge of our terrace a blackbird branchling demanded food and in the foreground mother blackbird was busy preparing it. Probably it was a snail, in any case it was pulled or beaten several … read more or write a comment …

Feeding envy — the feeding of 2 branchlings
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In our lilac bush on one of the days. The mother of two house sparrows had to get some food, and as soon as she flew towards one of the young birds, the second young sparrow came along and opened … read more or write a comment …

Male Bullfinch
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This male bullfinch came to portrait session to us in the garden. I had »set up« the background and provided a nice perch. Everything fit, but unfortunately I could not stop him from eating all the time. Constantly something fell out … read more or write a comment …

Blue Tit Punk
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Back in the 80s? No, in the end, every bird goes through a molt every now and then and sheds many of her feathers. But this blue tit looked like it had its few feathers centered above its head — just … read more or write a comment …

Little Sparrow on his toughest day
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A picture story in 12 photos »Little Sparrow« I called this young sparrow, which had probably just fallen out of the nest. He could not fly yet, when I discovered him on our terrace in the pouring rain close to … read more or write a comment …

Dunnock
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The Dunnock is one of our more frequently seen garden birds. But mostly this bird moves around on the ground and looks for food there. Only rarely I have seen him sitting on our branch and usually only with a … read more or write a comment …

Pied wagtail on plowed field
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Together with the starlings was also a wagtail on the fresh field. However, this one was also alone and show a completely different behavior. She walked almost exclusively on the walls of the plow tracks, obviously to keep the overview. … read more or write a comment …

I am a star(ling)!
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When in spring the farmer plowed a field near us in Buchholz, there were immediately several starlings on the fresh topsoil. One of the starlings stood out a bit from the crowd of other birds. He was not looking for … read more or write a comment …

Blue tit on inspection tour
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This blue tit was visiting our rhododendron bush for some time. The cut branches are mostly used by tits to fly up to the nest box. The bush itself protects the approach very well and is so bare inside that … read more or write a comment …

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