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Hiking on the precipice around Hohnstein

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  • start: Hohnstein market
  • destination: Hohnstein market
  • medium
  • 6,11 km
  • 2 hours 5 minutes
  • 190 m
  • 321 m
  • 173 m

In the deep, canyon-like Polenztal, the dipper can be observed with a bit of luck. It is the only songbird capable of diving in flowing water: The brown bird with the white breast patch hops from stone to stone, dives, runs upstream under water with slightly spread wings and searches for small aquatic animals.


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