Blog Kategorie: Austria
Central Europe, including Austria, is suffering from a heat wave recently. Only thing you can do to escape the blistering heat is climbing a mountain. That’s what we did again. After climbing of roughly 1.000 m in altitude we successfully tried to find chamois. However, right around...read more
Not far from the house there is one of Austria’s prime spots when it comes to chamois spotting. Spent a night up in the mountains and was rewarded with some nice moods and some cool chamois encounters.
We’ve been intensly working on these fascinating amphibians for three seasons. It is hard to predict when they start to migrate to their spawning grounds after winter. Then numerous males are waiting for females to arrive and finally to mate. Next step – they are laying their eggs and...read more
The last days were freezing cold and a lot of fresh snow prolonged winter here in Austria. However, it only takes a few degrees above cero and life comes back again…
Having just returned from MontPhoto nature photography festival in Lloret de Mar, Spain! For the first time we’ve presented our projekt LIVING ON THE EDGE – brown bears in Central Europe in public. As a reminder: Last year MontPhoto awarded our project with the BECA MontPhoto WWF grant....read more
This year, Christine and I, have worked on a video production for Nationalparks Austria. We covered quite some ground and toured through all of the 6 Austrian nationalparks. What for? Well, to film 7-year old Clemens, our „TV star & explorer“, being out in the woods and mountains,...read more
Work in progress – right now we are working on a new image-film for Nationalparks Austria. What’s it all about? A kid is travelling across Austria’s 6 nationalparks and exploring the unique features but also the simply things in nature…cool stuff. We’ll keep you updated on that...read more
Recently, Austria’s Kalkalpen nationalpark released the first video of our production series on „wilderness in Austria“. This episode is about lynx research.
Dem Luchs auf der Spur from Leben am Limit on Vimeo.
Illegal lynx shootings in Austria have been all over the media in 2016. Recently, we’ve been waiting for the supreme court’s decision on whether or not compensation payments shall be made to the Kalkalpen national park, which is in charge of the Austrian lynx reintroduction project....read more