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The great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus)

The great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus)

People would say that this bird is romantic, as its nuptial dance looks like just like that. The great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) inhabits oxbow lakes and other water bodies. Please follow and like us:

The whiskered tern – breeding in the backwaters

The whiskered tern – breeding in the backwaters

Social bird from oxbow lakes and other marshes, the whiskered tern (Chlidonias hybrida) is an impressive hunter, that builds the floating nests from the vegetation. Please follow and like us:

Gallery: Underwater world of European backwaters

Gallery: Underwater world of European backwaters

European backwaters are rich with all kinds of the animals and the plants. From tiny invertebrates to the giant catfish, it is ecosystem comparable to the tropics. Please follow and like us:

Side-branches and dead-branches (oxbow lakes)

Side-branches and dead-branches (oxbow lakes)

Slow, even stagnant habitats of the river side-branches and dead-branches, including oxbow lakes, are the mix of the river and wetland.   Please follow and like us: