Photos from Northern Norway: A photo blog

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Entries from April 2008

Picture of White Wagtail (Motacilla alba) bird on beach with red sand

April 29th, 2008 · 11 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera April 25th 2008. Click image for larger view. The cute white wagtail (Motacilla alba) birds are back! It is so nice to see new birds almost every day as it gets warmer and warmer. All the new birds are a good reason to go outside with a camera and […]

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Tags: Beach · Birds · Coast · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Shore · White Wagtail

Picture of European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) couple on boatshed roof

April 28th, 2008 · 7 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera April 25th 2008. Click image for larger view. In this picture you can see an European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) couple sitting on the roof of an old, decaying boatshed. Starlings are a sure sign that the spring has arrived here in Northern Norway so these birds are a very […]

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Tags: Birds · Boatsheds · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Sky · Spring

Picture of Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) over snow-clad mountains in Northern Norway

April 14th, 2008 · 37 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera April 4th 2008. Click image for larger view. We had some beautiful northern lights (Aurora Borealis) some nights ago here in Northern Norway. It was pretty jaw-dropping to watch the lights traveling incredibly fast over the sky so I had to grab my camera to share it with you […]

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Tags: Aurora Borealis · Landscape · Nature · Night · Northern Lights · Norway Norwegen Norge · Sky · Snow · Star · Winter

Macro picture of yellow snail shells – Land snails eaten by mice

April 8th, 2008 · 11 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera April 2nd 2008. Click image for larger view. In this picture you can see four yellow snail shells from some kind of land snail species. During the winter the markings on the shells has almost vanished so it is hard to say what species they are, but I’m guessing […]

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Tags: Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Shells · Snail

Picture of small Scots pine tree (Pinus sylvestris) in a winter landscape in Northern Norway

April 2nd, 2008 · 15 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera April 2nd 2008. Click image for larger view. After a period of not taking any pictures I got some inspiration today and went out on a photo trip. I found an area where some Scots pine trees (Pinus sylvestris) were growing wild. I really liked the form on this […]

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Tags: Clouds · Landscape · Mountain · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Scenery · Sky · Snow · Tree · Winter