Muskrat

Muskrat

JANUARY 2022 Other than its name may suggest, the muskrat doesn’t belong to the rat family. They belong to the vole family and are their largest members. Muskrat are native to North America and were introduced to Europe and parts of Asia in the 20th century....
Long-eared owl

Long-eared owl

DECEMBER 2021 This time i’m quite late for the picture of the month as i was waiting and hoping to get some wildlife in snowy conditions. But unfortunately the temperatures here in Southern Germany as well as at my two last destinations California and Colorado...
Snow Goose

Snow Goose

NOVEMBER 2021 Snow goose inflight during a rainy afternoon in British Columbia. Snow geese breed in the high arctic and the eastern tip of Sibiria. For the winter months they migrate southbound towards southern British Columbia but also as far as northern Mexico....
Iberian Lynx

Iberian Lynx

OCTOBER 2021 The iberian lynx belongs to the rarest wild cats on the planet. At the same time, the success of bringing it back from the brink of extinction is a result which shows how effort can pay off. In 2002 only an estimated 200 iberian lynxes were left in the...
Racoon

Racoon

SEPTEMBER 2021 Racoons are quite common in almost all parts of North America. Their natural habitat are light and mixed woodlands with river and creeks. But they are very adaptable and also live in rural areas, where they are sometimes seen as pest. Racoons feed on...
Barred owl

Barred owl

AUGUST 2021 Barred owls are big owls and widely distributed in North America. Native to the eastern part they have expanded their range to the west coast where they are considered as invasive species. In fact they are a serious threat to the endangered northern...