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 or 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 or 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 or 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 or write a comment …

Backlight in the Seevengeti
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At the edge of Steller Lake is a grazing area for highland cattle, which has been left somewhat overgrown and kept free of bushes by the cattle. As in the Serengeti by the wild animals living there, hence the freely … read more or write a comment …

Reed grass in evening light
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By an Internet article of the district Harburg I had become attentive on the Steller lake in the nature reserve »Untere Seeveniederung«. The Steller lake lies in the winter evening hours properly in the shadow of the marshalling yard Maschen. … read more or write a comment …

Golden hour on Brunsberg
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When the golden rays of the sun were still just shining over the summit of the Brunsberg, I was on the north side and found this tree trunk lying in the snow. Beautiful how the sun’s rays fall over a … read more or write a comment …

Icy Moor Landscape
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These days we have icy nights in the north of Germany again and I like to think back to the sunrise at ‑12 degrees © in the Tister Bauernmoor, which I was able to experience 2 weeks earlier. The difference … read more or write a comment …

Frozen Moor
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The Tister Moor at ‑12 degrees, shortly after sunrise. All water surfaces were frozen, ice structures hung on the grasses, bushes and trees. The old tree stumps also made a great motif with a bit of snow and the ice flowers … read more or write a comment …

Birch avenue ice trees
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The last weekend in January brought the north of Lower Saxony once again wintry dream weather. When with night temperatures of ‑9 to ‑12 degrees centigrade also fog was predicted at night, it was certain for me to drive out … read more or write a comment …

Rainbows over the fields of Dangersen
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October, like April, is typical for its rainbows. On our bike tour along the fields to Dibbersen we were not only lucky with the many fantastic clouds, but also that the rain area passed us much further north. When we … read more or write a comment …

Rain clouds above the fields
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On a short bike tour along the fields on the way to Dibbersen we had this wonderful and slightly dramatic cloud atmosphere. In addition to that the rich green of the winter cereal and the shade of the avenue trees … read more or write a comment …

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