Can pelicans actually fly?

Last week we visited a wildlife park, which is half an hour away by car. This is perfect on rainy days, since the park is almost empty then. You can walk around and watch animals, … Read more

Animals of US Westcoast

I still owe you my collection of captured animals from our last USA Westcoast trip 🙂 . Nothing really spectacular but at least the usual suspects: Squirrels, Whales and vultures. Have a good start into … Read more

Lazy July

July this year is really lazy. It’s raining most of the time and the temperatures feel more like spring or autumn. We didn’t go to our local swimming pond so far because it’s just not … Read more

Animals of Florida

As on every trip I love to go outside with my tele lens and take pictures of animals. This is what I did in Florida. Florida has a great variety of birds and reptiles. Most … Read more

Remains of prehistory in Florida – in other words: Alligators and tortoises

Florida consists of 18% water. And in almost all of these waters you will find alligators and tortoises. There is not an exact number of how many alligators live in Florida but it’s more than … Read more

Birds of western USA

When you are reading my blog regularly I don’t need to tell you that I like to go birding. That’s especially interesting when I’m on vacation and I can search for species that are not … Read more

Photos of July

The month of July is almost over now and, apart from some sunny days, the summer was pretty awful until now. This is why I didn’t take that many photos as I usually do. I … Read more

The Storks Family – Aviation school

As every year we have a stork family living around the corner. And this year all three chicks the storks couple raised survived. It’s a little surprising due to the bad weather we had this … Read more

Welcome to the world of lizards

When there is one little critter that you will meet when you are in Arizona and in California then it is a lizard. First because lizards love the sun and usually it is sunny everyday … Read more

Are you nuts ?!

Anna needed 400g walnuts for a bread. Doesn’t sound like a lot. You may be right when you buy these nuts in a supermarket. But when you need to crack them yourself, that’s DEFINITELY a … Read more