Long-eared owl

Long-eared owl

JANUARY 2021 During the winter months long-eared owls often spend the day in roosting trees. They can be found in big numbers roosting in the same tree, some owls may even use the same branch every day. Long-eared owls are numerous throughout Germany but yet hard to...
Stoat

Stoat

DECEMBER 2020 The stoat or short-tailed weasel is a small member of the mustelid family and native to Eurasia and North America. Its coat is brown in summer (with belly and feet in white), in the winter months its coat is pure white except the tip of its tail wich...
Rock Ptarmigan

Rock Ptarmigan

NOVEMBER 2020 The rock ptarmigan is a medium sized bird about the size of a chicken. It is widely spread in alpine regions but yet hard to find. It is molting several times a year and so it’s perfectly adapted to its habitat, grey and brown during the summer and...
Red Deer Rut

Red Deer Rut

OCTOBER 2020 End of September and the beginning of October is the season of the red deer rut. Usually the stags and females live seperately in small groups throughout the year, but when the hormons start to kick in, everything changes dramatically. The strongest stags...
European Badger

European Badger

SEPTEMBER 2020 The common (european) badger is the largest member of the mustelids family in Europe. It can grow up to 80cm in length and weigh up to 18kg. Badgers live in large familiy groups with several generations. Their dens have numerous entries and often foxes...
Bumblebee & Butterfly

Bumblebee & Butterfly

AUGUST 2020 A garden bumblebee and a meadow brown sharing table on an echinacea flower. I haven’t been interested in macro photography that much the recent years but with the lock down and the ban for travel i discovered so much wildlife around my hometown...