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

Erithacus rubecula
European Robin (Erithacus rubecula, german: Rotkehlchen, french: Rouge-gorge familier). (599k)
Passer domesticus
Female House Sparrow (Passer domesticus, german: Haussperling, french: Moineau domestique). (553k)
Parus major
Great Tit (Parus major, german: Kohlmeise, french: Mésange charbonnière). (602k)
Motacilla alba alba
White Wagtail ssp. alba (Motacilla alba alba, german: Bachstelze, french: Bergeronnette grise). (852k)
Turdus merula
Female Common Blackbird (Turdus merula, german: Amsel, french: Merle noir). (1110k)
Turdus merula
Male Common Blackbird (Turdus merula, german: Amsel, french: Merle noir). (667k)
Columba palumbus
Common Wood Pigeons (Columba palumbus, german: Ringeltaube, french: Pigeon ramier). (839k)
Columba palumbus
Common Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus, german: Ringeltaube, french: Pigeon ramier). (615k)
Vanellus vanellus
Northern Lapwings (Vanellus vanellus, german: Kiebitz, french: Vanneau huppé), center. (624k)
Chroicocephalus ridibundus
Non-breeding Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus, german: Lachmöwe, french: Mouette rieuse). (780k)
Chroicocephalus ridibundus
Non-breeding Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus, german: Lachmöwe, french: Mouette rieuse) in flight. (1035k)
Chroicocephalus ridibundus
Breeding Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus, german: Lachmöwe, french: Mouette rieuse). (930k)
Chroicocephalus ridibundus
Juvenile Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus, german: Lachmöwe, french: Mouette rieuse). (710k)
Nesting Black-headed Gulls
Nesting Black-headed Gulls. (707k)
Larus argentatus
Herring Gull (Larus argentatus, german: Silbermöwe, french: Goéland argenté). (690k)
Pica pica
Eurasian Magpie (Pica pica, german: Elster, french: Pie bavarde). (775k)
Corvus corone
Pair of Carrion Crows (Corvus corone, german: Rabenkrähe, french: Corneille noire). (870k)
Corvus corone
Carrion Crow (Corvus corone, german: Rabenkrähe, french: Corneille noire). (600k)
Coloeus monedula
Eurasian Jackdaw (Coloeus monedula, german: Dohle, french: Choucas des tours). (850k)
Gallinula chloropus chloropus
Eurasian Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus chloropus, german: Teichralle, french: Gallinule poule d'eau). (482k)
Fulica atra
Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra, german: Blässhuhn, french: Foulque macroule). (728k)
Podiceps cristatus
Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus, german: Haubentaucher, french: Grèbe huppé). (390k)
Podiceps cristatus
Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus, german: Haubentaucher, french: Grèbe huppé) with chick. (911k)
Aythya fuligula
Male Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula, german: Reiherente, french: Fuligule morillon). (769k)
Anas platyrhynchos
Male and female Mallards (Anas platyrhynchos, german: Stockente, french: Canard colvert). (862k)
Anas platyrhynchos
Female Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos, german: Stockente, french: Canard colvert). (751k)
Phasianus colchicus
Common Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus, german: Fasan, french: Faisan de Colchide). (812k)
Anser anser
Greylag Goose (Anser anser, german: Graugans, french: Oie cendrée). (803k)
Branta canadensis
Canada Goose (Branta canadensis, german: Kanadagans, french: Bernache du Canada). (624k)
Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis
Continental Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis, german: Kormoran, french: Grand Cormoran), center. (537k)
Ciconia ciconia
White Stork (Ciconia ciconia, german: Weißstorch, french: Cigogne blanche). (954k)
Ciconia ciconia
White Stork (Ciconia ciconia, german: Weißstorch, french: Cigogne blanche) in flight. (567k)
Ardea cinerea cinerea
Western Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea cinerea, german: Graureiher, french: Héron cendré). (1082k)
Ardea cinerea cinerea
Western Grey Heron in flight (Ardea cinerea cinerea, german: Graureiher, french: Héron cendré). (506k)
Cygnus olor
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor, german: Höckerschwan, french: Cygne tuberculé). (681k)
Mute Swan Taking Off
Mute Swan taking off. (667k)

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.

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. (729k)
Phoenicopterus roseus
Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus, german: Rosaflamingo, french: Flamant rose). (559k)
Phoenicopterus roseus
Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus, german: Rosaflamingo, french: Flamant rose). (530k)
Flamingos Flight
Flamingos in flight. (797k)
Mating Chilean Flamingos
Mating Chilean Flamingos. (762k)

This page contains 41 pictures of 26 bird species

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Page last updated on Sat Oct 2 12:50:13 2021 (Mountain Standard Time)


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