A Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus or Haubentaucher in German) and its eight young on a little rock at Grundlsee in the evening haze after a rain shower in Styria, Austria.
A hen peers through patterned glass in a garden in Frankfurt
Cranes are heading south as they fly over the Main valley near Frankfurt.
A heron waits patiently for some careless fish to show up in the quiet floods of Lahn river in Wetzlar, some 60 kms (37 mls) north of Frankfurt.
A heron waits for fish, standing on a weir in the floods of Lahn river, a tributary to the Rhine, at Runkel.
Everybody listens when Number 2 speaks.
(In Offenbach, just outside Frankfurt, Feb.22.
Taken with a Sony 7rIII and SEL70-200 f4)
Crows fly across the early morning sky in Frankfurt, Feb.11.
(Sony A7rIII, adapted Canon 100-400 II, 1/5sec, f5.6, iso800)
A heron stands by a pond near Frankfurt’s city center, Oct.9.
A heron waits for prey on the bank of the river Main in downtown Frankfurt, Jan 23.
General Pigeon inspects his troops in Speyer, southwestern Germany, July 1.