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Archive for April, 2015

Kainuu – black water mill

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An old water mill structure in Kainuu.  I used NDX400 filter to increase exposure time.


Kainuu – chaffinch take off

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Difficult to get a crisp pic of a flying small bird. It is more luck than proper operation of the focusing system.  Here I was lucky.


Kainuu – brambling is looking at you

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Beautiful bird, head looks like a dog’s head , has  not so nice sound.


Kainuu – chaffinch and brambling discussion

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Brambling for the first time this spring.


Kainuu – chaffinch

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Only boys are up here for now, girls will come soon.


Kainuu – Eurasian jay

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A very cautious bird, shot from a hide.

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We still got some snow!


Kainuu – yellow hammer

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Not a shy bird.


Kainuu – this is spring!

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We drove from Inari, Lapland to Paltamo, Kainuu.  It was raining, snowing, shining and all between.  This is how it looked like at its best.


Lapland – Jäniskoski

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Jäniskoski is rapids at river Juutua in Inari.  There is a walking trail from the village and a place to make a fire for instance to cook some coffee.


Lapland – ice fishing

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A very popular hobby in Finland.  Sometimes risky too, every year some fishermen get drowned.


Kainuu – The Silent People

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A piece of art in Suomussalmi.

The Silent People.


Kainuu – this morning

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This morning. I’m not sure if this is really fun on 16th April.


Kainuu – great spotted woodpecker

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At our place in Kainuu.


Kainuu – willow tit take off

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Today.  Still lots of snow here.


Helsinki – on the rocks

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Mute swans (2012).


Helsinki – surfing on silver

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Picture from 2012.


Kainuu – she and he

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Black grouses in Kainuu (2013).


Helsinki – departure

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Picture from 2013.


Kainuu – on Good Friday 2015

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Our red, small sauna.