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Pictures of European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) feeding their young

July 2nd, 2008 · 29 Comments

The starling couple that I photographed and blogged about in this post laid eggs in the birdhouse on our barn this year too. Here is some pictures that of the starlings feeding their young. Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera June 6th 2008. Click image for larger view. It seems like this young starling was […]

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Tags: Birds · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Summer

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 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 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