Storks and swallows
Nesting sites for white storks
This year, our white storks have returned to us.
The press release is available here.
We deliberately decided against demolishing our chimney and built a nesting aid on the chimney in 2016. With the association “Grubestörche” we were able to build a beautiful nesting site and now enjoy each year our the presence of our friends, the white storks.
Read more here
The stork couple had 4 young offspring. 3 of them have grown up and are now able to fly so far that they will soon be travelling to Africa.
A new article was published in Westfalenblatt in July 2018.
The storks feel at home with us. On our disused chimney a pair of storks settled down to breed.