A nuthatch from the Schlosspark Charlottenburg. Pics were taken on 2 different days. Nuthatchs can walk overhead and climb in any position. They re-use old woodpicker holes but make the entry alot smaller by using a “glue” of spittle and mud.
European robin, or just “robin” (Erithacus rubecula). This one was enjoying some sun in the Schlosspark Charlottenburg. It feeds mostly on insects. They played a big role in the discovery of the Magnetoreception. I quote from wikipedia: The avian magnetic compass of the robin has been extensively researched and uses Vision-Based Magnetoreception, in which the robin’s […]
Today in the big Schlosspark Charlottenburg. Just laying there and waiting for birds to come by. This Eurasian wren is only 7cm in size. What a small bird!
A flock of cranes in front of the early sun. Shot in Linum, Germany.
Hen Harriers, like the other members of the family “Circinae” are easily distinguishable from other birds of prey because of their interesting style of hunting. The are flying quite low over the ground and do rather “random” movements with sudden stops, turns and hits to the ground. This is one of the females. The male […]
Currently no mating season, so this great bustards don’t “display” themselves yet. But next month they will “dance” for their hens and show the full beauty of their plumage. Shoot a little west of Ribbeck in Brandenburg.
The big red glowing thing we call sun. And small Birds, mostly seagulls, in front of it.
What a surprise. This Red Kite isn’t suppose to be here, yet. I am not sure if he never left for the wintering place or is already back. But whatever, its nice to see him.
This bird above is Ms Tufted Duck. Her Husband is down here. They are currently chilling on the Tegeler See in Berlin. They belong to the diving ducks.
OR.. Female Kestrel. Falconerin… You get the idea. Because the most falcon pics in my Blog are of tercels. In German its just “Weib”.