Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Birds on the Echinger Lake

Some birds from the Echinger Stausee, a famous birding area in southern Germany. I had a short visit with a walk along the lake shore. 

Flußseeschwalben (Sterna hirundo) Echinger Stausee
Common terns on a raft for breeding. 

reed warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus)
A reed wabler.

Kampfläufer (Philomachus pugnax) echinger see
Ruff are rare birds in the area, I came up close to this pair.

ruff (Philomachus pugnax)

greylag goose

Shared with Wild Bird Wednesday


  1. Ruffs are such gorgeous birds. Smarter than the average wader. Great shots.

  2. Wonderful birds to see... lovely images

  3. nice collection of the birds. Love the Ruff images :)

  4. Beautiful photos. I really love the last one...the goose just looks sweet!

  5. the second Rufff shot is really good


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