Photo Blog

Birding

Azure tit

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Sorry for the poor quality of the pic. There is a twig between me and the bird. But, this bird is by us very rare!


Nuthatch

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Today in Espoo, Finland.

 

 


Swans in Lapland

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Swans are gathering together in Lapland.  Soon they will fly to south.


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 – 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).


Kainuu – she and he

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Black grouses in Kainuu (2013).


Helsinki – departure

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Picture from 2013.


Helsinki – goosander

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A nice splash.


Lapland – Siberian tit

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A specialist to stand extreme cold winter in Lapland.

 


Lapland – Siberian jay

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Such a fearless northern bird.


Lapland – common redpoll

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Who’s there?


Lapland – female pine grosbeak

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Nicely set feathers.


Lapland – pine grosbeak at Kaamanen in Inari

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Who’s there?


Lapland – dipper at river Juutua in Inari

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The sun is shining, all time.  My favorite bird, a diving miracle.


Cape Town – another bird picture

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Cormorants and oystercatchers.


Cape Town – a cormorant and oystercatchers

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Yeaterday.


Cape Town 6th of January 2015

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Cormorants.