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  1. Common Blackbird / Eurasian Blackbird (♀)

    Common Blackbird / Eurasian Blackbird (♀)

    A Blackbird enjoying the snow in the garden in Taunusstein, Hesse, Germany.
  2. Common Whitethroat

    Common Whitethroat

    Not a brilliant photo, but it's still one of my favourites because it perfectly illustrates my experience of trying to photograph this species during the 7 weeks I recently spent in Hessen (central Germany). They were all over the place in the bushes and fields near the river, but try to capture...
  3. Blackbird

    Blackbird

  4. Stag beetle

    Stag beetle

    Found this beauty wandering across a cycle path, took him back into the wood; he seemed fine, so hope he gets to/got to mate. On the Red List here.
  5. Kestrel

    Kestrel

  6. Cormorant

    Cormorant

    I don't know why, but I've always felt that Cormorants have a kind of machine-like ruthlessness about them; maybe it's their arrow-straight and purposeful but slightly laboured flight, combined with their incredible efficiency at decimating fish stocks (1kg per bird per day). So I liked the way...
  7. Eurasian Bullfinch

    Eurasian Bullfinch

    I hadn't seen a Bullfinch for 2 years and had actually recently googled them to see if they were affected by any virus in Germany. This wasn't the case, but searching likely habitats still didn't give any results. So I was delighted to round a corner in the woods a fortnight ago and see three of...
  8. Juvenile European Starling

    Juvenile European Starling

    Originally titled "Meadow Pipit" (I was just starting out with birding), I was glad to be corrected here!
  9. Juvenile European Starling

    Juvenile European Starling

    Three or four juvenile Starlings were feasting on the numerous insects on and around the water buffaloes, who seemed to appreciate the service. I originally thought in my inexperience that I was looking at Meadow Pipits, and was very glad to be corrected here!
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