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Mesotriton alpestris Courtship & habitat

Molch

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sweet. Great view of courtship. Is that your garden pond?

Those European birds in the background put me right back to my childhood when I roamed the German woods...sigh.... :D

I heard Amsel, Zilp-zalp, Buchfink, Elster, and more...)
 

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No it's not in our garden. It's in the garden of a neigbour of ours. (Don't know them actually)
But it's a huge old very ugly house with a very small forest. The size is twice our garden (which isn't so small).
But the house has been for sale a pretty long time. And it is still for sale.

The pond is 10 meters from the edge of our garden so it's verry close. I hope i can convince my dad to make a pond of our own. I hope he agrees before a potential buyer buys the house and decides to remove/ destroy the pond. I guess there are about 50 specimen of Mesotriton Alpestris and i've seen 1 Lissotriton vulgaris.

Edit: The forest is behind me when i'm filming the pond at the end of the video...
 
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Am I the only one wondering how much the house + forest + pond + newts cost? It looks beautiful! ...must buy lottery ticket today...
BTW these newts are now called Ichthyosaura alpestris.
 
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