On the way to Skógafoss
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On the way to Skógafoss, the Eyjafjallajökull glacier comes closer and closer to the course of the ring road. Even though the glacier itself was hidden in the clouds, the view of the mountain range offered an incredible amount of … read more or write a comment …

Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
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One of the most photographed waterfalls in Iceland. The special thing is that you can go into a cave behind the waterfall and take pictures in the evening hours through the waterfall to the setting sun. I was still under … read more or write a comment …

Krýsuvík Geothermal Area
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On the peninsula Reykjanes, a little south of the Icelandic capital Reykjavík lies the geothermal area Krýsuvík. Between my visits to the volcano Fagradalsfjall I had driven to the geothermal area in light rain and very low-hanging clouds. I already … read more or write a comment …

Fagradalsfjall volcano — two color sky
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At the beginning of dusk, an area of rain with low-hanging clouds once again moved in over the Fagradalsfjall volcano. This meant that south of the volcano, where many of the lava flows went, the clouds were illuminated by the … read more or write a comment …

Fagradalsfjall volcano in Iceland I
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At the beginning of my 2‑week Iceland trip I had climbed up several times to the volcano Fagradalsfjall, on the second day I should finally succeed to experience it actively. I had climbed up on the west side the way … 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 …

Young Robin
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Still the young bird had not much in common with the red belly of the robin. But the small escape distance, which showed here the few week old bird before me, pointed nevertheless to the behavior of robins. He stomped … 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 …

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