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Eurasian River Warblers discovered near Frankfurt

SchlagschwirlThere is proof of a Eurasian River Warblers (Locustella fluviatilis) around Idstein in the Taunus region about 40 km north from Frankfurt city center. The area is called the “Hintertaunus”. According to a report in Continue reading Eurasian River Warblers discovered near Frankfurt

Nachweis des Schlagschwirls (Locustella fluviatilis) im Hintertaunus

SchlagschwirlAm 21.05.14 konnte auf eine Meldung in Ornitho.de bei einem Besuch der Umgebung von Idstein im Hintertaunus ca. 40 km nördlich vom Frankfurt Stadtmitte ein singender Schlagschwirl entdeckt werden. Es wurden Fotobelege gemacht. Der Gesang war schon aus einer Entfernung von gut 100 Meter sehr gut zu vernehmen. Der Schlagschwirl sang auf einem recht kleinen Weidengebüsch – dem kleinsten in der Umgebung – ausdauernd. Von dort wechselte der Schlagschwirl gelegentlich in das angrenzende vorjährige Schilf, um dann wieder in die Reihe mit Weidengebüschen zu fliegen. Der Aktionsradius betrug während der Continue reading Nachweis des Schlagschwirls (Locustella fluviatilis) im Hintertaunus

The birds of Remseck

Die Vögel von Remseck – im Großraum Stuttgart is a new book which describes local avifauna in the south-western part of Germany. It is intended primarily to show that common birds can be found at what time and at what locations without much trouble. If you follow some advice, then we can observe in the course of a year almost anywhere from 50 to 100 species of birds. “On our doorstep” but also breed birds that are rare and vulnerable. Those who delight in the bird watching, which is also often participate in the protection of these and other organisms.

This book, with images of approx.. 270 species is aimed at the beginner and want to help him to find the most common species of native birds “on the doorstep” to observe and identify. Even in the garden, in the park or at the bird feeder, there are several ways to. The text is written in german but a short abstract for the best local birding sites in the surrounding of that nice town on the river Neckar speak for themselves – or find a german friend, who can translate it for you. The booklet is full of nice images like the one you see as part of the blog. One pictures is showing the Eurasian River Warbler of the author of this blog, which has been already commented in a previous blog. At the beginning of the booklet a rough geographical map points the 12 top bird observation places and you can see, what you can expect there. An overview with images of the „the typical “species of bird, in Continue reading The birds of Remseck