A mute swan on Tegeler Lake, Berlin. Its happily washing itself, working the wings and tries to impress.
A little Grebe in Malchow, Berlin. I didnt know these guys in the nuptial plumage so I firt mistake them as red necked grebe.
Northern Gannets in the orange evening Sun on Helgoland.
I cant believe thats this the first white wagtail I upload here. I see them really often, but don’t bother to take a photo of them.
Or “Bird on a Stick” because of their enormous tail while having a shape of an ball.
The biggest of our european warblers. Its unique in its voice and appearance (just by the size). Is singing most of the times quite hidden or at the side of the reed you cant see because its the water side…
Red Kites are beautiful birds. They have very long wings in comparison to their “small body” which is around the same size as an bussard. They eat everything they find and is not dirt or a plant. In this case a farmer was in the process of mowing his grass. And all birds of prey […]
Beautiful Mandarin Duck in the Schlosspark Charlottenburg in the evening light.
Busy parents need to feed their chicks. Very exhausting times, but the children will be ready to fly out in a few days. And as a last picture – parent says “noooo”.
Female Black Kite in Fahrland, Potsdam. We think its pregnant.