Far west of the Wadden Sea island of Pellworm
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As soon as we had dropped off photographers on Norderoogsand, we were aware of the immense space of this natural landscape. To the north we could only see the terps and the jetty of Hallig Hooge emerging from the Wadden … read more and write a comment …

Who’s looking? (seal safari 2019)
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This year it was my third seal safari with Helga and Wilfried Dunkel and once again completely different. The seals had looked for other places on the sands off Pellworm and our little boat of the brothers Hellmann couldn’t land … read more and write a comment …

In the morning on the crossing to Pellworm
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On the way to the seal safari 2019. We had met again in the morning at Strucklahnungshörn on Nordstrand with Wilfried Dunkel and his wife to sail out to Norderoogsand with them and other photo and nature enthusiasts. The first … 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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