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.
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.
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.