Stork in flight
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What a majestic bird! I don’t get to catch a stork flying by from this proximity every day. At the flight show in the Wildlife Park Schwarze Berge, after the demonstration of the eagles, falcons and owls, a stork and … read more and write a comment …

Wildlife Park Schwarze Berge — Eagle Owl
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One of the most fascinating creatures on earth for me is the owl. I love the plumage, its silent flight and the eyes! Again and again the big shining eyes! So also here in my recording during the flight show … read more and write a comment …

Wildlife Park Schwarze Berge — Storks
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When I saw a couple of storks in the wildlife park Schwarze Berge at theduck pond, it was clear that I would take some photos here again. That one stork — I suppose a stork lady — played around with … read more and write a comment …

The little ones should have it comfortable
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When the stork mother landed with supplies for the padding of the nest, she was not appreciated at all. No food supply? Wet straw instead? You can clearly see the strong wind, the straw fluttering around the head of the … read more and write a comment …

Getting up is still difficult
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With the strong wind it was no wonder that the stork youngsters still had to support themselves when they got up. But the fact that the beak was used as a support until the end surprised me. He thus one … read more and write a comment …

Stork Portrait
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It has never been possible for me to be so close to a stork and to make a wonderful bird portrait with it. Much was certainly due to the great location on the church in Schwabstedt, only 10 meters away … read more and write a comment …

Finally the old stork was here!
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As photographers we had to wait a long time to see the stork father. But how did it first go for the little ones in the rain shower? And what did the old stork bring with him? Just building material. … read more and write a comment …

When the big ones aren’t there …
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… the little ones have to take shelter together. Two of the three young storks had got up after the rain shower and cuddled together. This time Michael and I were not on the bell tower but climbed through the … read more and write a comment …

Where’s the umbrella?
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This is how Michael Goltz titled his photo of this situation for the young storks. Both of us were lucky that we had a strong westerly wind when it started to pour and the sound hatch opened exactly in this … read more and write a comment …

When I grow up, I’m gonna be a rattling stork
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One of the three youngs in the stork’s nest on the church of Schwabstedt. Michal Goltz calls this, his church, the most beautiful church in the world. Under this motto he is running a photo project this year with one … read more and write a comment …

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