Thursday, May 31, 2012

Vienna, Austria (Wien, Österreich) (Bécs, Ausztria) 05.2012.


This May I was in Vienna and I took my camera with me whenever it was possible to take photos of the plants and animals in the numerous parks of this beautiful city. I tried to concentrate on little-known apsects of common plants.

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Hundsheimer Mountain, Austria (Hunsheimer Berg, Österreich) (Hainburgi-rög, Ausztria) 05.2010.


This May we traveled to the Hundsheimer Mountain near the border of Austria and Slovakia. This 480-meter-high mountain belongs geologically to the Little Carpathians, yet it is located on the other side of the Danube. Its flora and fauna resembles that of the Carpathians and the Pannonian Plain, so it is unique in Austria's wildlife. The soil is based on limestone and the vegetation is composed mainly of species typical of the calcareous grasslands in the Pannonian Floristic Province. Hundsheimer is a nature protection area which borders the Nationalpark Donau Auen.