Back from a very (too) short holiday at the Baltic Sea, and ready to resume blogging. However, there’s too much on my plate tonight for a long post, so I’ll simply throw a theropod photo your way that I took two days ago while on the each with my kids (the sand is still everywhere!).
Common Crane (Grus grus) in flight over our holiday resort. These are very likely from the Eastern route of the Western-European migratory route (those ending up on the Western end arrive earlier).
and a Baltic Sea early morning impression (taken from the hotel window), to make some of you envious: