Category Archives: birds


Hiking in Palo Duro Canyon State Park

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I’m combining two days here. On our first day we did the Rojo Grande Trail, and on our second the Kiowa Trail. Mary had chosen these two trails from the map and description we had been given at the park’s … Continue reading


RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 11 [Hendersonville/NC – Goshen/OH]

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After our stay in Hendersonville/GA, where we found many an attraction and sight worth visiting, we wanted to be on our way again, the final destination for the day being Goshen/OH, a small township just outside of Cincinnati, where we … Continue reading


Meanwhile at the Coast (#4)- Port Aransas: Just Videos of the Beach

Whereas in my previous post I shared pictures only of birds at the beach in Port A., it’s now just videos of the beach. Zwischenzeitlich an der Küste (#4) – Port Aransas: Nur Videos vom Strand Während ich in meinem … Continue reading


Meanwhile at the Coast (#3)- Port Aransas: Simply Birds

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Let’s now have a look at our feathered friends. I’m just showing the pictures. Oh well, as I don’t have much of an idea – if any – which bird(s) I am showing, I’d appreciate it very much if the … Continue reading


Life and Death …

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… lie close to each other. Leben und Tod … … liegen nah beieinander. Today I saw this beautiful young life … Heute habe ich dieses wunderbare junge Leben gesehen … … and yesterday, when I saw vultures circling above, … Continue reading


Precious Moments: Fawns, (Adult) Deer and a Wild Turkey in Our Back Yard

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While we were gone on our “RailTrailsRoadTrip” [more about that here at a later time], we really missed the “zoo”, especially the fawns that we know would be born, in our yard. So, after our return, we were happy to … Continue reading



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A few days ago I had a good opportunity to get pictures and videos of “our” hummingbirds [this year we seem to have four at least] flitting around our hummingbird feeders and drinking their fill. Even with me sitting close … Continue reading


Wild Turkeys

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This morning we had some wild turkeys in the garden, and I was quite surprised that they weren’t shy at all but let me take pictures and videos from quite close up. (Wilde) Truthähne Heute Morgen hatten wir ein paar … Continue reading


South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center [2]

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The reasons it has taken me so long to publish pictures of the birds and other animals we saw at the South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center were that, on the one hand, I always have difficulties to decide … Continue reading