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ZEISS DTI thermal imaging cameras. For more discoveries at night, and during the day.


  1. Successfully


    fishing from my perch.
  2. Kingfisher


    Backlight is difficult to handle.
  3. Whinchat


    Communicating with other whinchats. Wildflower meadows attract birds on migration. Put simply and easy to understand, isn´t it?
  4. Common kingfisher

    Common kingfisher

    Captured this KF on my way home from a reservoir without any new sightings. Highlight on my way back was a young Old World oriole foraging in a tree but I couldn´t take a picture of it. Cycle excursion today. Looking for storks but no success. A Turnstone was reported earlier this week at Lake...
  5. Sedge warbler

    Sedge warbler

    Most people spotted reed warblers there. I was lucky to see a sedge warbler as well.
  6. Juvenile wren

    Juvenile wren

    The youngsters took a lot of time because they are def. more shy/inexperienced. Back in town after a superb summer week at my parents´ place with gardening, cycling and BBQs.
  7. Old World Swallowtail

    Old World Swallowtail

    with Lycaenidae in the bg. Back in Munich after a superb summer week at my parents´ place with gardening, cycling and BBQs.
  8. Wet heron

    Wet heron

    In front of my camo hide after a bath. Only 18 uploads / Birds of Europe between my uploads from yesterday to today. Any ideas?
  9. What a meal!

    What a meal!

    for one of the waiting youngsters.
  10. Wren


    The best perch to show me the insects for his offspring. LOL.
  11. Starling


    Their flocks are already getting bigger.
  12. Western yellow wagtail

    Western yellow wagtail

    In front of my camo net hide.
  13. Juvie Kingfisher.JPG

    Juvie Kingfisher.JPG

    Yawning is a mostly involuntary process of opening the mouth and breathing in deeply, filling the lungs with air (www.medicalnewstoday.com/). Same for KFs and their youngsters. Created a comfy place for this juvie today. I spotted them yesterday at a place/reservoir familiar to me. I received my...
  14. Male stonechat

    Male stonechat

    Perched on thistle looking for insects.
  15. Fluffy shrike

    Fluffy shrike

    Preening session on a windy day.
  16. Yellowhammer


    This female bird left her nest for a break from breeding.
  17. Red-backed shrike juvie

    Red-backed shrike juvie

    Pretty hot today. Took my bike and found a shrike family with 3-4 juveniles in the afternoon. No shrikes at my usual places. Very frustrating !!
  18. Male stonechat

    Male stonechat

    It was serendipity that he showed up exactly at the time when I was ready for taking pictures. It even allowed me to take a few shots.
  19. European stonechat

    European stonechat

    Male and female were very active.
  20. Common crossbills

    Common crossbills

    One more picture of my lovely encounter with these crossbills.
  21. Common kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)

    Common kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)

    Out recently and pretty healthy.
  22. Common tern

    Common tern

    Tern shooting for hours with some decent results.
  23. Juvenile kingfisher

    Juvenile kingfisher

    Captured today at a tiny stream in a riparian forest. Guess it fledged late April or in May.
  24. Feed me

    Feed me

    Four juveniles. This one was very noisy, sorry hungry.
  25. Male Red-backed shrike

    Male Red-backed shrike

    My first male in 2021.