Thanks to the most successful raptor reintroduction project in the world, the Red Kite has become a familiar bird for many of us. I live in Suffolk, where these handsome birds have yet to establish themselves, though they are sure to do so soon, as the number of breeding pairs […]Read More
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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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Last November I made a personal dream come true by joining a 19-day expedition cruise to New Zealand’s Subantarctic Islands, a trip called Birding Down Under: A seabird extravaganza around some of the remotest and wildest islands on the planet. There were many highlights, but the biggest surprise on the […]Read More
I was quite overawed when I began my first day of work in 1987. I feel that the lesson I was told back then still plays a crucial role: “Innovations are the consequence of constant dialogue and intense exchange with the users of our products.“ Understanding our customers’ needs is […]Read More
We didn’t have a good start. “You can’t bring that!” Me: “Sorry?” “You can’t bring that! You can’t bring your camera!” “Sorry… say again? I can’t bring my camera…? Why?” “Because I say so. It is not allowed.” “Not allowed…? Why? What? I don’t have a flash…just the camera.” “Because […]Read More