Allgemein

A closer look at nuts

Late November last year, a Spotted Nutcracker turned up in an urban area in the middle of the Netherlands (Wageningen). As it is a rare bird in the Netherlands, not even seen each year, it attracted quite a crowd of admirers. Besides being seldom seen in the Netherlands it is […]

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Advice for young birders

I get asked a lot for recommendations for young birders interested in working with birds. Where should I go to school? What should I study? How do I prepare myself for a career in bird conservation? Most young birders are already on a great track. They involve themselves with local […]

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Natural Majesty

It doesn’t seem to matter what your passion is, different geographic areas always offer new, exciting discoveries & experiences. If you’re a foodie there are amazing new restaurants to experience, and the history buff can always find amazing historic factoids in each new town. As certainly, every region we visit […]

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The Winter Long-eared Owls of Serbia

I am pleased to say that Serbia is finally finding its way into the hearts and minds of birders worldwide. The stigma of the war is finally lifting. The symbol that is rapidly replacing that gruesome history and is now representing Serbia on an international level is a much more […]

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Estonia Migration

The landscape was green and lush. Forests, meadows and wetlands flashed by us as we made our way from Tallinn airport to the West of Estonia. There was such a variety of habitats that it felt as if we were travelling across the world – not just two hours across […]

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Leica Ferngläser im Einsatz bei Seehundrettung im Wattenmeer

Die Seehundstation Nationalpark-Haus ist eine anerkannte Betreuungsstation für Meeressäuger. Zwischen 80 und 150 verwaiste Seehunde und vereinzelt auch Kegelrobben werden jährlich aufgezogen und in die Nordsee zurückgebracht. Die Station ist zuständig für das gesamte Niedersächsische Wattenmeer, das als Nationalpark, Biosphärenreservat und Weltnaturerbe besonderen Schutz genießt. In der Seehundstation Nationalpark-Haus sind […]

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