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Entries from May 2007

Photo of Long-tailed Duck

May 31st, 2007 · 2 Comments

Taken on May 10th 2007. Click image for larger view. This beautiful bird is called Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis), formerly known as Oldsquaw. It lives in the cold northern oceans and large lakes in the North Atlantic region, Alaska, northern Canada, northern Europe and Russia. In this shot you can see the summer plumage of […]

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Tags: Birds · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Sea Ocean

Macro photo of hermit crab and barnacle

May 28th, 2007 · 15 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera on May 18th, 2007. Click image for larger view. Close up shot of a common hermit crab (Pagurus pubescens). These critters are so funny to observe. Each have their own personality. Some are really brave and fights everyone and some hide in their shell at the smallest sign of […]

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Tags: Coast · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge

Photo of amazing red sunset at midnight in northern Norway

May 21st, 2007 · 37 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera on May 15th 2007. Click image for larger view. This is one of the most amazing sights I have ever seen! I hope I have managed to recreate a small percentage of natures beauty in this shot. The time was 11:30PM in the evening and whole sky and sea […]

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Tags: Clouds · Coast · Evening · Landscape · Midnight Sun · Mountain · Nature · Night · Norway Norwegen Norge · Sea Ocean · Sunset

Macro photo of Ichneumon wasp

May 20th, 2007 · 5 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera on May 6th, 2007. Click image for larger view. Warmer days bring out more insects. This is some kind of parasitic wasp (Ichneumon) that lay eggs in other insects. Their larvae feeds on the insect until it dies. This can be very useful as a biological pest control instead […]

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Tags: Insect · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Spring · Wasp

A gray and wet 17th of May – The Norwegian National Day

May 18th, 2007 · 5 Comments

Taken on May 17th 2007 with Olympus E-500 digital camera. Click image for larger view. 17th of May is the Norwegian Constitution Day and the National Day. We celebrate that our constitution was signed on May 17th in 1814. Was a very gray and wet day here in the north, but had to take a […]

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Tags: Norway Norwegen Norge · Spring