Sunday, March 25, 2012

A Weekend in Alsace – Part 2: Storks

Storks like to mate in Alsace. Not in every Village.
DSC_0140 RIB stork 
In Ribauville, we only observed one.
DSC_0161 Munster shop 
But in Munster, also renowned for its special and delicate cheeze,
they are all over. Even on the Cathedral
S DSC_0172 Cigogne 
Their “clapping” with the beaks are not to misunderstand. And the sound you can hear from kilometers away.

S DSC_0171 Storks 2 S DSC_0174 Cigones couple
It seems they are very Lucky:-)
S DSC_0169 Storks mating 
But it’s a job to do – building a nest and mating
2012-03 Munster Stork Cradle
If  you believe the Stork brought you to Earth – go to Munster in early March.

More to come from wonderful Alsace…..

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Blogger Sandee said...

I'd love to see this indeed. How fun.

Have a terrific day. Big hug to you and Anna. :)

March 25, 2012 7:49 pm  
Blogger Expat Traveler said...

I love this area!!! So beautiful.. Ah I miss it and want to go! Wish I were much closer.

March 25, 2012 10:47 pm  
Blogger OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

How fascinating that the Storks like Alsace...! Who Knew!
Wonderful interesting pictures, Tor.

March 26, 2012 1:08 am  
Blogger Shionge said...

You captured it beautifully :D

March 26, 2012 4:03 am  
Blogger Ginnie said...

The timing of this is amazing, Tor, because we were on a photo hunt this past Saturday here in the Netherlands where we came across a stork sanctuary with enough stork pairs to build a village! I'll be working on those images all week! :)

March 26, 2012 12:41 pm  
Blogger 4U2 said...

Lovely pictures in a lovely place ;)

March 27, 2012 11:12 pm  
Blogger Juanna Annasdotter said...

Visst tror jag på storken - vem var det annars som kom med mig??
Fina bilder!!

March 30, 2012 8:06 am  
Blogger Irene said...

Flotte bilder fra et sjarmerende sted! Artig med storken. Håper jeg kommer dit engang ... en av mine favorittviner kommer derfra :)

Ha en fin uke og en riktig god påske (mail er også sendt).
Klem I:o)

April 02, 2012 8:37 am  
Blogger Ola said...

just wanted to say hi!
they are also very popular here in the countryside!

Life and travelling

April 05, 2012 11:39 am  

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