Bezzel is a trained teacher and taught biology, chemistry, geography and social studies at a grammar school from 1959 to 1965. In 1966 he moved to Garmisch-Partenkirchen and took over the management of the state bird sanctuary . He held this position until his retirement in 1999. In 1970 he was one of the founders of the umbrella association of German Avifaunists (DDA), which aims to promote field ornithology and avifaunistics on a scientific basis.
From 1971 to 1997 he was editor of the Journal for Ornithology of the German Ornithological Society . From 1996 to 2007 he was editor-in-chief of Der Falke magazine . In addition, he was Secretary General of the Ornithological Society in Bavaria and member of the board of the State Association for Bird Protection . In 1997 he was Vice President of the German Ornithological Society. Today he is an honorary member of this society.
Bezzel wrote over 500 specialist articles and several books on birds.
He is the father of the actor Sebastian Bezzel .
- Behavioral Research: Animal Behavior , 1967
- The pochard (Aythya ferina) , 1969
- Bird paradises in Bavaria , 1970
- Are the birds falling silent? , 1973
- Birdlife overheard , 1973
- Practical ornithology , 1974 (with Gerhard Thielcke )
- Bird life - a mirror of our environment , 1975
- Ornithology , 1977
- Birds of Central and Northern Europe , 1978
- My hobby: bird watching , 1982
- Compendium of the birds of Central Europe. Nonpasseriformes · non-singing birds . 1985
- Compendium of the birds of Central Europe. Passeres Songbirds , 1993
- Bird feathers , 2003
- The FSVO encyclopedia birds of the world. 2004, with Christopher M. Perrins .
- 55 Fallacies About Birds , 2018
- Ludwig Sothmann : ornithologist, scientist, bird conservationist - a portrait of Einhard Bezzel . National Park No. 157, 1/2012: 34–35.
- Short biography Bezzels ( Memento from August 22, 2008 in the Internet Archive )
- Literature by and about Einhard Bezzel in the catalog of the German National Library
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German ornithologist, author and animal photographer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||August 26, 1934|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Illertissen|