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Wood cranesbill

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This summer is busy over here in Finland.  Wood cranesbills are flowering usually in midsummer in Central Finland, now they are two weeks early.


Clean, new snow

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

 


Wood cranesbill

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Has been some time since my latest post.  Have been busy with our house but now I’m back.


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.


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.


Kainuu – she and he

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Black grouses in Kainuu (2013).


Kainuu – on Good Friday 2015

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Our red, small sauna.


Fabulous snow country

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130220-paltamo-c3-RISL8899_tonemappedKainuu, Finland, 02/2013. Converted to B&W by Photomatix Pro.


Spring!

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130220-paltamo-c3-RISL9036Kainuu, Finland 02/2013.


Snow candles

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00120-paltamo-c3-IMG_0089Kainuu, Finland.  01/2010


Winter palace

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091231-paltamo-c3-IMG_8801Actually my mothers home in Central Eastern Finland. Today it is our common winter/summer place for the families of mine and my siblings. Picture from 12/2009.


Black Grouses Court Displays

Video of court displays HERE

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On the video there are three matches going on.


Face Off of Black Grouses

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130421-paltamo-c3-RISL2387Paltamo, Kainuu, Finland.

Perfect morning, no wind clear skies.  Birds here and there.


I Said “Excuse Me”

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130420-paltamo-c3-RISL2021Paltamo, Kainuu, Finland.