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a few pictures from my new homeland
a kind of common snipe
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common moorhen or swamp chicken (Gallinula chloropus )
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_moorhen

juvenile
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juvenile
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adult
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they are very shy
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I found a white stork nest nearby - there were three chick, now there are two
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ringed adult
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Red Kite I've been watching him since spring
Yesterday he/she flew over my head :laugh:
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and the last pic :laugh:
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Two days ago I was on the pond again.
common moorhen or swamp chicken (Gallinula chloropus ) with chicks of different sizes. Some are extremely tiny!

adult with a chick- she was feeding it
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another chick was alone
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these two were tiny. there were 2 more- I didn't even know they were chicks. I have never seen such small chicks on a pond :laugh:
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Pictures from today
Parent Stork from the nest in Klockenhagen - searching for food
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four White Storks on a field
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one flew off
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the others flew off too
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