Utterslev Mose

By Peter Petersen

In April the surface is full of Common Roach (Rutilus rutilus) feeding on the algae which is released from the bottom during spring. This species is called: Skalle in Danish.

The Common Roach (Rutilus rutilus) has a silver side and pale red fins. The body is slender.

The European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) shines in a rainbow of colors in sunlight. This species is called: Stær in Danish.

This is the same European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) in another angle. Notice how the colors and pattern changed rapidly. Amazing bird!

In April the breeding season of the Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus) starts. This species is called: Vibe in Danish.