Category Archives: Schleswig-Holstein

The Wild Life in my Backyard

Wild animals in my backyard – sounds like I would have lions and hippos there. In a way it is actually less spectacular from that point of view. But still spectacular and amazing. From pigeon to green finch, from seagull … Continue reading

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Spring-blooming Tulips everywhere

After daffodils there are tulips everywhere. Thousands of colors, as stand-alone symphony or in fields, huge flowers or little beauties … the diversity is endless. Tulips arrived in Europe from their original habitat in Central Asia. They were already cultivated … Continue reading

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The Color Yellow

Some time ago I wrote an article about an evening in a rape field and I posted a lot of beautiful photos of this plant which is used for making canola oil. I don’t like the oil and never use … Continue reading

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The Greater Rhea in the Wild of Northern Germany

The greater rhea is a South American flightless bird. In 2000 a male and some females escapes a farm in northern Germany and since then lived in the wild. From a handful of birds they became a large group of … Continue reading

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Nature in an Afternoon Car Drive

What do you do when you are not allowed to go far away from the place where you currently live and there is nothing open to go to? Exactly: hop in the car and drive around. That’s what we did. … Continue reading

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