Archive Birdspotting

The High Flyer


I was barely able to spot it with my eyes, but my trusty Canon Powershot SX30 got much closer to this big bird flying high above. I’m not sure what exactly it is, but it could be a Kestrel or Turmfalke since they’re know to be nesting in Mülheim’s church towers.

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Balcony Birds VII


This Blackbird has bit of an Angry Bird vibe!

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Balcony Birds VI


Blackbird with an opinion!

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Balcony Birds V


My balcony seems to be a favourite of the Blackbirds recently.

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Balcony Birds IV


This slightly scruffy blackbird bonked against my window a moment before I took this photo…

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Balcony Birds III


It’s just a tiny flying dinosaur with feathers!

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Balcony Birds II


I think the Blackbirds have realized that my balcony is a very safe place to build a nest!

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Balcony Birds


They have literally taken over the balcony – they really built their nest in a secluded spot! Unfortunately I can’t take photos of it easily, but from time to time they buzz around the balcony looking slightly surprised that there’s a human living there too.

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Bird with Attitude


The Blackbirds are getting more and more bold these days!

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Collecting the Nest


This is a bit blurry because this Blackbird was sitting in the Maple, but it shows very nicely how much nesting material they were lugging around a couple of days ago!

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