Black Bear

Black Bear

September 2018 While on a 48 hrs layover in Vancouver in early september i had several exciting black bear encounters. This female black bear just finished feeding on berries and went up a tree to take a nap. She stayed there for about an hour before descending and...
Mountain Goat

Mountain Goat

AUGUST 2018 On one of my latest Denver 24hr stops i drove up to Mt Evans to be there at sunrise. Wow, what a magic place and than to see the sunrise at an elevation of more than 14.000ft. Of course the main actors were the mountain goats, they just popped up with the...
Great Horned Owl

Great Horned Owl

JULY 2018 While spending 2 days at Point Reyes National Seashore i was lucky to have a bunch of incredible wildlife encounters. From bugling tule elk, hunting bobcats, curious skunks and my first american badger encounter the sighting of this great horned owl was...
Red Fox

Red Fox

JUNE 2018 Spending 5 days in eastern Germany in the quest to find wild wolves was an exciting experience. I only had a very brief encounter with a wolf and that was no photo opportunity. Besides that i saw many red deer, roe deer, birds and some foxes. This red fox...
Fire Salamander

Fire Salamander

MAY 2018 We were on an early morning hike with my son (6Yrs), it was still raining but in the forest the mood was nice. While i kept looking for deer and fox my son found this beautiful fire salamander. It was the first time i saw this species. I know they’re...
Mandarin Duck

Mandarin Duck

APRIL 2018 These colorful ducks (at least the drakes are) are a non native species from Asia. Brought here in the 1920ies to show their colorful plumage some individuals escaped and with time distributed throughout Germany and some neighbour countries. They mainly...