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Video of Killer Whales (Orca) hunting herring close to shore at Hamn in Senja, Northern Norway

December 26th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Here is a video of a pack (or packs) of Killer whales (Orcinus orca) hunting fish extremely close to the shore at Senja in Northern Norway. We saw 25 whales or more in this small cove, and they were all hunting herring. The next day we even saw a few Killer whales that almost stranded […]

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Tags: Birds · Coast · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Sea Ocean · Seagull · Senja · Winter

Photo of White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) catching a fish – captured with iPhone 5 camera

September 26th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Taken with Apple iPhone 5 camera 26th September 2013. Click image for larger view. Today when I was out fishing I got a visit from a couple of white-tailed eagles (Haliaeetus albicilla). I had thrown a small fish overboard that they really wanted to catch. In the picture above you can see the majestic bird […]

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

Picture of Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) sitting on lamp post

October 25th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Taken with Olympus EPL-1 digital camera September 11th 2012. Click image for larger view. On my trip to Northern Norway this summer I went on many fishing trips. One day when I was exiting the harbor there was a Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) sitting on lamp post. It didn’t seem to mind me so I […]

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Tags: Birds · Norway Norwegen Norge

Pictures of eating-frenzy seagulls on the sea in Northern Norway

September 7th, 2012 · Comments Off on Pictures of eating-frenzy seagulls on the sea in Northern Norway

Taken with Apple iPhone 3GS phone camera August 25th 2012. Here I have photographed some seagulls when I was out fishing last month in Northern Norway. There is always some seagulls around your boat when you are out on the sea, just waiting for you to throw them some goodies. On this trip we caught […]

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

Picture of Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) bird on birch tree log

November 19th, 2008 · 9 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera October 19th 2008. Click image for larger view. Here I have photographed a beautiful Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) bird. This is the first time I have ever photographed a woodpecker as they are pretty rare and often fly off before you are able to take a good photo. […]

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Tags: Birds · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Tree