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Entries from March 2008

Photo of old Norwegian summer barn against mountain

March 25th, 2008 · 7 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera March 14th 2008. Click image for larger view. In this picture you can see a traditional, old Norwegian summer barn with some mountains as background. In older times these barns were used to house livestock during the summer season. The summer barns were often located a bit away from […]

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Tags: Barn · Countryside · Landscape · Mountain · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Scenery · Sky · Snow · Winter

Picture of water dropping from icicles – Sunny day in Northern Norway

March 23rd, 2008 · 30 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera March 20th 2008. Click image for larger view. Here I have photographed water drops falling from some icicles that were melting on a sunny day here in Northern Norway. In the picture I used the fjord and snow clad mountains as a background to the icicle. I also used […]

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Tags: Coast · Ice · Icicles · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Sea Ocean · Shore · Sky · Snow · Winter

Picture of Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritim) bird at the coast in Northern Norway

March 20th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera March 17th 2008. Click image for larger view. The Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritim or Erolia maritima) is a small shorebird (about 22cm) that live on the coast here in Northern Norway. While many birds migrate to warmer climate during the winter this bird stay here throughout the winter. The […]

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Tags: Birds · Coast · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Purple Sandpiper · Sea Ocean · Seaweed · Shore

Picture of seagull (Herring gull) on seawall with snow covered forest as background

March 19th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera March 17th 2008. Click image for larger view. I was out rowing, for the first time this year, when I saw this herring gull (Larus argentatus) standing on a seawall. Had to take a picture of the seagull with the snow covered forest as background. Let me tell you […]

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Tags: Birds · Coast · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Rocks · Seagull · Seawall · Shore · Snow · Winter

Picture of snow covered forest and small village at the coast in Northern Norway

March 18th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera March 17th 2008. Click image for larger view. We had some fresh snowfalls overnight so the forest got a beautiful layer of snow. Seems like the spring is set back a few days.. The small village by the ocean is called Å, which is a very common village name […]

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Tags: Coast · Countryside · Forest · Landscape · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Scenery · Sea Ocean · Shore · Sky · Snow · Winter