Outings around Lausanne, Switzerland

Tell us about your interesting Wildlife Experiences
User avatar
Lisbeth
Global Moderator
Posts: 64046
Joined: Sat May 19, 2012 12:31 pm
Country: Switzerland
Location: Lugano

Re: Outings around Lausanne, Switzerland

Post by Lisbeth » Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:16 am

It's a fish eating duck \O

The fish they manage to eat are very big :shock:

Northern Harrier! O\/ O\/

Is it always the same bittern or are there several of them, Nan?

It really is a golden pond ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." Nelson Mandela
The desire for equality must never exceed the demands of knowledge

User avatar
Mel
Global Moderator
Posts: 32792
Joined: Sat May 19, 2012 12:31 pm
Country: Germany
Location: Wolfsburg, Germany

Re: Outings around Lausanne, Switzerland

Post by Mel » Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:19 am

The Eurasian bitter is a master of disguise between that reed! But at least you got it O/\

Well done on the northern harrier too. I've yet to get a photo of one 0*\
God put me on earth to accomplish a certain amount of things. Right now I'm so far behind that I'll never die.

User avatar
nan
Posts: 35097
Joined: Thu May 31, 2012 9:41 pm
Country: Switzerland
Location: Central Europe

Re: Outings around Lausanne, Switzerland

Post by nan » Sat Dec 17, 2016 5:59 pm

thank you Flutts

RP Common Merganser is a duck, I'm sure you already know
Image male (still with the fish lol )
maybe they are opportunist, like alot of other :-?
thank you

Thank you Liz, in fact it's seems there is 2 Bitterns there
for me ONLY one =O:

Ya Mel I was very happy with this Harrier, at the first moment I thought it was an European Marsh Harrier and when I saw the big white band in the tail O/\
thank you
Kgalagadi lover… for ever

Pumbaa
Posts: 6239
Joined: Wed Jun 06, 2012 8:53 pm

Re: Outings around Lausanne, Switzerland

Post by Pumbaa » Sun Dec 18, 2016 11:53 am

Incredible sightings, nan

You do live in a very good birding area ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^
PuMbAa

Please visit our website: www.photomaniacs.de

User avatar
nan
Posts: 35097
Joined: Thu May 31, 2012 9:41 pm
Country: Switzerland
Location: Central Europe

Re: Outings around Lausanne, Switzerland

Post by nan » Sun Dec 18, 2016 7:07 pm

thank you Pumbaa, yes I have lot of chance... except for the weather \O
Kgalagadi lover… for ever

User avatar
nan
Posts: 35097
Joined: Thu May 31, 2012 9:41 pm
Country: Switzerland
Location: Central Europe

Re: Outings around Lausanne, Switzerland

Post by nan » Thu Dec 22, 2016 11:33 pm

20.12.2016

Eurasian Bittern O/\ O/\ O/\

Image

Image

Image

Image fly away

Image superb camoufflage

Image going far away

Image

Image 0/*

Image what big wings you have \O
Kgalagadi lover… for ever

User avatar
nan
Posts: 35097
Joined: Thu May 31, 2012 9:41 pm
Country: Switzerland
Location: Central Europe

Re: Outings around Lausanne, Switzerland

Post by nan » Thu Dec 22, 2016 11:39 pm

Image Great Cormorant catching a fish

Image

Image loose it 0*\

Image where is it O-/

Image where is my comb =O:
Kgalagadi lover… for ever

Pumbaa
Posts: 6239
Joined: Wed Jun 06, 2012 8:53 pm

Re: Outings around Lausanne, Switzerland

Post by Pumbaa » Thu Dec 22, 2016 11:48 pm

Very special bittern shots, nan :-0 :-0 :-0
PuMbAa

Please visit our website: www.photomaniacs.de

User avatar
nan
Posts: 35097
Joined: Thu May 31, 2012 9:41 pm
Country: Switzerland
Location: Central Europe

Re: Outings around Lausanne, Switzerland

Post by nan » Thu Dec 22, 2016 11:50 pm

yes I got it... long time I saw behind the reeds... and now O/\
:ty:
Kgalagadi lover… for ever

User avatar
Mel
Global Moderator
Posts: 32792
Joined: Sat May 19, 2012 12:31 pm
Country: Germany
Location: Wolfsburg, Germany

Re: Outings around Lausanne, Switzerland

Post by Mel » Fri Dec 23, 2016 8:46 am

I saw the sneak preview already elsewhere O** That bittern is an amazing sighting, nan ^Q^
Nice Christmas pressie lol
God put me on earth to accomplish a certain amount of things. Right now I'm so far behind that I'll never die.

Return to “Tales of Wildlife Experiences & Animal Behaviour”