Bearded Vulture – Meeting the Lammergeier at Gemmi Pass

We followed the Bearded Vulture and went to Gemmi Pass in the Swiss Alps. Although late in the year, we were quite lucky to have some eventfull days with plenty of sightings of these beautiful birds.

Gemmi Pass – Meeting Crow and Raven in the mountains

When being out and about in the Alpine region one will most probably have an encounter with crow and raven, especially with Red-billed Chough and Alpine Choughs. Ravens mostly keep their distance to us humans, whereas Red-billed Choughs and Alpine Choughs are anything but shy. We went to the Swiss Gemmi Pass and met withContinue reading “Gemmi Pass – Meeting Crow and Raven in the mountains”

Gemmi Pass – Astonishing Wild and mountainous nature

The Swiss Alps were beckoning and at least we wanted to see some vultures there before the winter setting in. We chose the Gemmi Pass in the Swiss Canton of Valais, because this spot has quite a reputation as vulture country. Gemmi Pass was a completely new destination to us and we had no ideaContinue reading “Gemmi Pass – Astonishing Wild and mountainous nature”

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