Here are the bird pictures that I have from Germany. The most unexpected ones were the flamingos at Zwillbrocker Venn. They are the most northern breeding flamingos in the world.

Nature pictures of Germany and other bird pages are linked:

Nature in Germany
Nature Page for Germany
Bird Pages
Bird Pages

All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

Birds in Germany

European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)
European Robin (Erithacus rubecula, german: Rotkehlchen, french: Rouge-gorge familier). (606k)
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)
Female House Sparrow (Passer domesticus, german: Haussperling, french: Moineau domestique). (562k)
Great Tit (Parus major)
Great Tit (Parus major, german: Kohlmeise, french: Mésange charbonnière). (608k)
White Wagtail ssp. alba (Motacilla alba alba)
White Wagtail ssp. alba (Motacilla alba alba, german: Bachstelze, french: Bergeronnette grise). (858k)
Common Blackbird (Turdus merula)
Female Common Blackbird (Turdus merula, german: Amsel, french: Merle noir). (1104k)
Common Blackbird (Turdus merula)
Male Common Blackbird (Turdus merula, german: Amsel, french: Merle noir). (666k)
European Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus palumbus)
European Wood Pigeons (Columba palumbus palumbus, german: Ringeltaube, french: Pigeon ramier). (846k)
European Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus palumbus)
European Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus palumbus, german: Ringeltaube, french: Pigeon ramier). (626k)
Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)
Northern Lapwings (Vanellus vanellus, german: Kiebitz, french: Vanneau huppé), center. (631k)
Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus)
Non-breeding Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus, german: Lachmöwe, french: Mouette rieuse). (785k)
Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus)
Non-breeding Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus, german: Lachmöwe, french: Mouette rieuse) in flight. (1033k)
Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus)
Breeding Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus, german: Lachmöwe, french: Mouette rieuse). (941k)
Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus)
Juvenile Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus, german: Lachmöwe, french: Mouette rieuse). (718k)
Nesting Black-headed Gulls
Nesting Black-headed Gulls. (708k)
Herring Gull (Larus argentatus)
Herring Gull (Larus argentatus, german: Silbermöwe, french: Goéland argenté). (694k)
Eurasian Magpie (Pica pica)
Eurasian Magpie (Pica pica, german: Elster, french: Pie bavarde). (779k)
Carrion Crow (Corvus corone)
Pair of Carrion Crows (Corvus corone, german: Rabenkrähe, french: Corneille noire). (871k)
Carrion Crow (Corvus corone)
Carrion Crow (Corvus corone, german: Rabenkrähe, french: Corneille noire). (604k)
Eurasian Jackdaw (Corvus monedula)
Eurasian Jackdaw (Corvus monedula, german: Dohle, french: Choucas des tours). (851k)
Eurasian Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus chloropus)
Eurasian Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus chloropus, german: Teichralle, french: Gallinule poule d'eau). (499k)
Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra)
Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra, german: Blässhuhn, french: Foulque macroule). (732k)
Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus)
Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus, german: Haubentaucher, french: Grèbe huppé). (400k)
Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus)
Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus, german: Haubentaucher, french: Grèbe huppé) with chick. (912k)
Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula)
Male Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula, german: Reiherente, french: Fuligule morillon). (774k)
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)
Male and female Mallards (Anas platyrhynchos, german: Stockente, french: Canard colvert). (865k)
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)
Female Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos, german: Stockente, french: Canard colvert). (756k)
Common Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)
Common Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus, german: Fasan, french: Faisan de Colchide). (819k)
Greylag Goose (Anser anser)
Greylag Goose (Anser anser, german: Graugans, french: Oie cendrée). (807k)
Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)
Canada Goose (Branta canadensis, german: Kanadagans, french: Bernache du Canada). (631k)
Continental Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis)
Continental Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis, german: Kormoran, french: Grand Cormoran), center. (548k)
European White Stork (Ciconia ciconia ciconia)
European White Stork (Ciconia ciconia ciconia, german: Weißstorch, french: Cigogne blanche). (951k)
European White Stork (Ciconia ciconia ciconia)
European White Stork (Ciconia ciconia ciconia, german: Weißstorch, french: Cigogne blanche) in flight. (579k)
Western Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea cinerea)
Western Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea cinerea, german: Graureiher, french: Héron cendré). (1083k)
Western Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea cinerea)
Western Grey Heron in flight (Ardea cinerea cinerea, german: Graureiher, french: Héron cendré). (510k)
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor, german: Höckerschwan, french: Cygne tuberculé). (684k)
Mute Swan Taking Off
Mute Swan taking off. (668k)

Flamingos

The flamingo colony at Zwillbrocker Venn is the northenmost breeding flamingo colony in the world. There are Chilean Flamingos, Greater Flamingos and one American Flamingo, a total of about 40 individuals.

Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)
Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus, german: Rosaflamingo, french: Flamant rose), center, and Chilean Flamingos (Phoenicopterus chilensis, german: Chileflamingo, french: Flamant du Chili), left and right. (736k)
Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)
Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus, german: Rosaflamingo, french: Flamant rose). (569k)
Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)
Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus, german: Rosaflamingo, french: Flamant rose). (539k)
Flamingos Flight
Flamingos in flight. (798k)
Mating Chilean Flamingos
Mating Chilean Flamingos. (763k)

This page contains 41 pictures of 26 bird species

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