Entries by B. A.

Wild Urban Rabbit

Is a wild rabbit living in a urban space, e.g. in parks of big cities like Berlin or Vienna, a wild urban rabbit or a urban wild rabbit? A wild rabbit living in an urban space, such as parks in big cities like Berlin or Vienna, could be described as either a “wild urban rabbit” […]

Colorful Autumn Leaves

Autumn leaves display vibrant colors due to changes in pigments within the leaves. Chlorophyll, responsible for the green color, breaks down as days shorten and temperatures drop. This reveals yellow and orange carotenoids already present. Some trees produce anthocyanin pigments, giving red, purple, and even blue hues, while others stay green. Environmental cues trigger anthocyanin […]

Red Squirrel

The red squirrel, known scientifically as Sciurus vulgaris, is a charismatic and iconic small mammal that inhabits forests across parts of Europe and Asia. Characterized by its vibrant russet fur, tufted ears, and bushy tail, the red squirrel holds a special place in the hearts of many nature enthusiasts. However, this charming creature faces several […]

Moon

Our Moon is Earth’s natural satellite, formed around 4.5 billion years ago through a collision between a Mars-sized object and Earth. It goes through various phases as it orbits our planet, resulting from the changing angles between the Sun, Earth, and the Moon. The Moon’s surface features include craters, mountains, valleys, and large plains called […]

Starting Comorant

Cormorants are fascinating birds that inhabit various parts of the world. They are known to live near bodies of water and primarily find their food in the water. Their habitat ranges from coastlines and rivers to lakes and ponds. The lifestyle of cormorants is closely tied to their ability to hunt both underwater and in […]

Goshawk Mating

The mating behavior of goshawks (Accipiter gentilis) is a fascinating yet intricate process that involves a series of aerial displays, vocalizations, and mutual bonding rituals making the life of a nature photographer very beautiful! These large, powerful birds of prey are found in Germany, occupying diverse habitats ranging from forests to open woodlands. There are […]

Mallard Feathers

Mallard ducks are boring animals to photographers? I don´t think so. Of course we lose the sense for recognizing the beauty of common animals you can find in every city. You need a closer look and some lost patience to see the beauty again. I really enjoy seeing the colors and structures of these bird […]