Tag: helgoland

  • Good Evening

    Good Evening

    Northern Gannets in the orange evening Sun on Helgoland.

  • White Wagtail

    White Wagtail

    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.

  • Hooded Crow Hybrid

    Hooded Crow Hybrid

    There are hooded crows, and there are carrion crows. Normally they don’t meet each other because there is a natural border in Germany, the river Elbe, which eachother dont cross. (much). Sometimes there are hybrids of these species, and this is one of them.

  • Northern Gannet

    Northern Gannet

    One of multiple posts for this animal in the near future. I brought quite some nice picture from helgoland with me. They are currently building their nests and mating. All of this are free birds, of course.

  • Oystercatcher


    Or to be precise: Eurasian oystercatcher. The first of the birds I shoot during my stay at Helgoland, and definitely one of the “character birds” of the island. You can see and hear them everywhere. They are pretty big, but hard to photograph because of the black/white contrast. You can choose to fail-exposure the black…

  • Harbor Seal

    Harbor Seal

    I just returned from a holiday on Helgoland, and the first pictures I post are NOT of a bird. Weird thing, hu? – There will be birds, of course, and there will be a summary post for Helgoland. But for now, some habor seals ;)