Yesterday I had to be in Limburg for a rugby game. I used this opportunity to go for a walk…

Lundy Island

September 28, 2015 By 2 Comments

Lundy Island

September 28, 2015 By 2 Comments

I recently visited Lundy, an island off the west coast of England, where the Bristol Channel and the Atlantic meet. In 2010 Lundy Island was the first place to be designated as a Marine Conservation Zone.

As temperatures are steadily rising again, Common toads (Bufo bufo) and Common frogs (Rana temporaria) will soon gather in a…

Vosges

November 22, 2014 By No Comments

Vosges

November 22, 2014 By No Comments

Earlier this autumn, I visited the Vosges for a couple of days. I spent an evening and a morning photographing…

Autumn

October 13, 2014 By No Comments

Autumn

October 13, 2014 By No Comments

Autumn has returned. Temperatures have dropped and days are getting shorter. I spent last weekend in the Netherlands with some…

Snakes

July 10, 2014 By 2 Comments

Snakes

July 10, 2014 By 2 Comments

Snakes are feared by the majority of people, mostly¬†by a lack of knowledge. Most snakes are completely harmless and even…

Turtles and tortoises are a truly remarkable group of reptiles. These ancient looking animals, protected by their characteristic shell can…

Around Easter last month¬†I visited northern Italy together with my girlfriend. Of course I had not randomly chosen for this…

Smurfs

March 11, 2014 By No Comments

Smurfs

March 11, 2014 By No Comments

Smurfs: a strange title for a blog post about yet another amazing frog species… But after seeing these frogs, one…

Yesterday I received more good news. The tadpole picture shown here below received the first prize in the category “compact…