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 or 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 or 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 or 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 or 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 or 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 or 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 or write a comment …

Cranes approaching
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With this motive I did not have to think long whether I still leave it in color. The backlight effect with the cranes reduced to black and white is simply sufficient in this simplicity. That was once again an impression … read more or write a comment …

Cranes at Tister Moor
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After the sun had set over the moor landscape, the calls of the cranes became slowly audible. First individual small groups, then ever larger swarms of cranes flew from all directions towards the moor. After the first cranes had landed already … read more or write a comment …

Pair of geese with chicks
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On the day I had also seen a goose drying its wings, the pair of geese with the young chicks was on the water. My movements were followed attentively and again and again the chicks were protected from my view … read more or write a comment …

Drying Wings
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In May, the geese had their first goose chicks in the hospital park. I was there again and followed the life of a goose family. When one of the parents washed the plumage, I was fortunately there. What a majestic … read more or write a comment …

Grey Heron in the park near the Hospital Altona
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Who would have thought it? To find such a natural paradise in the park of a hospital, right next to a six-lane, heavily trafficked inner-city road. The Asklepios Klinik Altona has created three small lakes surrounded by big old trees … read more or write a comment …

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