Category Archives: Nature and the Outdoors

Bird #547 — Black Woodpecker

dryocopus martius Thursday, April 25, 2019 — 9:46 am Böblingen, Germany — hiking trails through the woods along the Panzerstrasse This bird was also on my “boy I hope I see one of those in Europe” list. When I was … Continue reading

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Bird #546 — Eurasian Treecreeper

certhia familiaris Thursday, April 25, 2019 — 8:10 am Böblingen, Germany — hiking trails through the woods along the Panzerstrasse One of the weirdest things about birding in Germany is how similar it felt to birding in the Midwest. The … Continue reading

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Bird #545 — Eurasian Bullfinch

pyrrhula pyrrhula Thursday, April 25, 2019 — 8:00 am Böblingen, Germany — hiking trails through the woods along the Panzerstrasse On Wednesday evening, I developed a sore throat. I thought it might be an allergic reaction to the 100% pollen … Continue reading

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Hohenzollern Castle

One of Lindy’s favorite places to visit in Germany has been Hohenzollern Castle, about 45 minutes due south of her and Andrew’s apartment. And of course, on a tour of Europe, you have to visit a castle so she he … Continue reading

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