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Greetings from Germany (1 Viewer)

Classick

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Dear all,

I've been a silent reader for a while but I just took the plunge and registered.

About me: I live in south(west)ern Germany. For quite some time now, I've been fond of the outdoors and I also grew up with a bird feeder on my parents' garden terrace being "natural". When I got a "good" camera, taking photos of the birds there during winter time (and now with all-year-round feeding) when I visit my parents has become a pasttime of mine. Roe deer, fox, badger, wild boar regularly "visit" my parents' garden. Walking their dog between the woods and vinyards also means frequent wildlife encounters.

This winter, I dusted off the first generation EL 8.5x45 I got two decades ago and got more "seriously" into birding. I am fond of Passer domesticus at my own bird feeder in the same way I enjoy observing Milvus milvus "in the wild". I have a spot for watching birds of prey next to the multi-lane highway not far from where I live and I like to pay the nearby cemetery a visit for the song birds and woodpeckers living there. But once in a while I will seek out a specific nature reserve to observe a certain species (although that is a bad habit because looking for a specific species can also be frustrating if you DON'T see it -- therefore, I should try to not always get my hopes up too high but rather enjoy the moment).

Cheers!
 

Kits

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Welcome to Birdforum! I am sure that you will find lots to interest you here and I hope you enjoy your visits.
 

KC Foggin

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Hi there and a warm welcome to you from those of us on staff here at BirdForum (y)

We're glad you found us and thanks for taking a moment to say hello. Please join in wherever you like ;)
 

delia todd

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Hi Classick and a warm welcome from me too.

I'm sure you will enjoy it here and I hope to hear about all the birds you see when out and about.
 
ZEISS. Discover the fascinating world of birds, and win a birding trip to Columbia
ZEISS. Discover the fascinating world of birds, and win a birding trip to Columbia
ZEISS. Discover the fascinating world of birds, and win a birding trip to Columbia

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