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Puffin in Hornöya, Norway

Hornöya island in Vardö, Varanger, Norway on my way to fish salmon in Northern Norway.


Common shelduck in Örö National Park

On our photo tour to Örö National Park a couple of common shelducks was found.  My first ever photo of the bird resting on a rock.


Greylag gooses

Greylag gooses departing from shore early in the morning. Guard gooses still in their watching places. Örö National Park in Finland some days ago.


Grass snake

A wonderful  shooting experience with friends Bore and Leppis in Kirkkonummi, today. Grass snakes in many colors including a complete black one were all around and they do not care of the photographers, almost not at all.


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Steller’s eiders in Båtsfjord, Norway


Arctic hares in Varanger, Norway

Hares in Vadsö, Varange, Norway.  Have been traveling for several days in the very North of Europe. Today found the hares just by good luck. Tomorrow heading to Båtsfjord if weather allows.  Has been very cold but sunny all week.


Bearded Reedling on snow

Bearded Reedlings are back in Espoo. The birds were away for many years.  Now they can be found in the same place than five years ago.


A beautiful sailing ship

Sailing in full sails in front of Helsinki.


Greenshank

Was a fearless bird, did not leave even if I moved closer and closer.


Great crested grebes

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Espoo, Finland.


Willow ptarmigan in Lapland

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A beautiful white bird in Lapland, today.


Cormorants in Cape Town

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Yesterday we had big waves in Cape Town. Cormorants were flying along the coast. The pic is a combination of both!


Grass snake

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I found this beautiful grass snake while trekking on an island close to Baltic sea.


Nesting osprey

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The nest looks pretty strongly built.  Has been in use for many years.


Church in snow

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A church between Lakselv and Alta in Finnmark, Norway.


Construction work

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Black woodpecker building his home, today.


Fishing in an odd way

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Looks strange but I think he is measuring how far his back cast reaches.


Sunset

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Took some time to adjust the picture to look like it was in reality..  The key was to take highlights down to the bottom and shadows somewhat up in Lightroom. In the raw picture the sky was much more yellowish than it actually was.


Clean, new snow

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The place is located in Kainuu, Central-Eastern part of Finland.

 


Happy New Year!

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Thank you  all my friends and followers for your support this year!

Me and my wife Marja-Leena will stay in Cape Town all January 2016 as we did in 2014 and 2015.


Fishing for wild brown trout

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Lauttasaari, Helsinki, Finland.


Sailing to sunset

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Lauttasaari, Helsinki 10/2015


Swans in Lapland

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


Helsinki – pilot boat heading to Harmaja lighthouse

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Picture from 02/2012.  This year we almost do not have ice in the sea, unfortunately.