White-throated Dippers in the valleys of the Vosges

A black bird with partially white belly rushes in a low flight along between huge boulders over the fast-flowing stream. For sure, this is a White-throated Dipper (Cinclus cinclus). Often you see them with nesting material in the beak. These are the classic photos that you see of dippers. They fly preferably to and from… Continue reading White-throated Dippers in the valleys of the Vosges

Common Moorhen at Ribeira do Ferreiro/ Fajã Grande

The general area of Fajã Grande has a great potential for Birdwatching. Die different habitats include lagoons, streams, woods, coastal areas, small pastures, agricultural fields and 1 little lake. This is a place of magnificent beauty. Take the parking spot on the road between 2 bridges and walk from the main road up to the… Continue reading Common Moorhen at Ribeira do Ferreiro/ Fajã Grande

Birdphotographie in the Picos De Europa

While the southern landscapes in Spain – like the Estremadura – are among the most popular photo destinations on the Iberian Peninsula, the mountains in the north, like the Picos De Europa, are largely unknown to many bird photographers. On my travels to Spain mountainous birds of the Hochgebirge had been too short. They were… Continue reading Birdphotographie in the Picos De Europa

Dippers – photography along streams and rivers

Photographing White-throated Dippers (Cinclus cinclus) in the natural habitat normally means to shoot on a black bird with partially white underparts with nesting material in the beak for the nest building. These are the classic photos that you see of dippers. They fly preferably to and from exposed spots, as stones outstanding on the water.… Continue reading Dippers – photography along streams and rivers

Fotografieren von Wasseramseln im natürlichen Habitat

Wasseramsel (Cinclus cinclus) mit Nistmaterial für den Nestbau. Das sind die klassischen Fotos, die man von Wasseramseln sieht. Sie fliegen dabei bevorzugt exponierte Stellen wie z.B. aus dem Wasser herausragende Steine an. Schnellfließende, klare und saubere Flüsse und Bäche sind aufgrund der zunehmenden Landschaftsveränderungen und der Umweltverschmutzungen in unseren Breiten rar geworden. Dort, wo es… Continue reading Fotografieren von Wasseramseln im natürlichen Habitat

Keoladeo National Park, a paradise also for Western Palearctic birds

Is it possible to combine business and birding in India? The country is large, the distance too and most business is performed in a metropolitan area – New Delhi. Although supposedly in the area of New Delhi only 250,000 people live after the Indian census of 2011, but there are at least several million in… Continue reading Keoladeo National Park, a paradise also for Western Palearctic birds

Early fall images from the Leinetal/ Hannover

The valley of the river „Leine“ and the surrounding hills called “Leinebergland” is not famous of being one of Germany´s birding hot spots. But a excursion to that charming countryside between the cities of Hildesheim to the east and Hameln to the west has to offer surprisingly good locations to shoot images of excellent birds.… Continue reading Early fall images from the Leinetal/ Hannover