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Entries from May 2008

Sunset scene during the spring in Northern Norway – Picture taken from bedroom window

May 26th, 2008 · 22 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera May 16th 2008. Click image for larger view. In this picture I have photographed a sunset late in the evening (at 11 PM) from my bedroom window. I love this view and I never get tired of looking at it 🙂 Notice all the snow in the mountains that […]

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Tags: Clouds · Coast · Evening · Landscape · Mountain · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Scenery · Sea Ocean · Shore · Sky · Snow · Spring · Sunset

Pictures of Herring Gulls (Larus argentatus) on the coast in Northern Norway

May 20th, 2008 · 12 Comments

Here are a couple of pictures of Herring Gulls (Larus argentatus) that I captured last weekend while collecting seagull eggs on some skerries on the coast in Northern Norway (a post about the egg collecting is coming in a few days so stay tuned). Herring gulls live here in large numbers and the sounds of […]

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Tags: Birds · Coast · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Sea Ocean · Seagull · Senja · Shore · Sky · Snow · Spring

Picture from 17th of May in Northern Norway – The Norwegian National Day

May 18th, 2008 · 8 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera May 17th 2008. Click image for larger view. Yesterday was our National Day (also known as the Norwegian Constitution Day) here in Norway and on that day it is typical for everyone to raise the Norwegian flag to celebrate our declaration of independence from the Swedes. In this picture […]

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Tags: Countryside · Norway Norwegen Norge · Sky · Spring

Macro picture of Small Tortoiseshell butterfly (Nymphalis urticae)

May 5th, 2008 · 9 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera April 30th 2008. Click image for larger view. Small Tortoiseshell (Nymphalis urticae) butterflies has awaken from their winter hibernation and are flying around in the warm sunshine. Small Tortoiseshell is the first “day butterfly” that one can see here in Northern Norway in the spring, often on the first […]

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

Zoomed in picture of the sun setting in the ocean in Northern Norway

May 3rd, 2008 · 8 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera April 29th 2008. Click image for larger view. At this time of the year we get to see some amazing sunsets here in Northern Norway. During the spring, before we get midnight sun, the sun is setting in the ocean in the horizon. In this picture I have zoomed […]

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Tags: Clouds · Evening · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Sea Ocean · Sky · Spring · Sunset