In early Spring I was at the isle Greifswalder Oie for the third time. It was a
different situation as in Autumn, only a few birds were migrating. So I had enough
time for single individuals, studying their fragmentary (incomplete) songs “on the
This year Germanys Club 300 started a campaign to research Common Chiffchaff
Phylloscopus collybita calls. So I had one ear on this topic in spring.
Furthermore I wanted to record some Sub– and Plastic Songs.
With two colleagues I realised two Concerts in October 2009 with the topic:
system-change. For this event I´d record sites at Greifwalder Oie with a military
history in context of it´s recent usage. I correlated the short intervals of human use
and the constant migration of birds through the whole year.
To my surprise I woke up by a singing Nightingale Thrush Luscinia luscinia in the
morning. So I picked up my recording stuff, but unfortunately the bird stopped
singing shortly after my arrival there.
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