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Close up picture of viviparous lizard / common lizard (Zootoca vivipara)

May 4th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera April 18th 2011. Click image for larger view. The viviparous lizard (Zootoca vivipara) is the only lizard that lives in Norway. It is also known as common lizard and can be found in large parts of Norway. I’ve never seen lizards in Northern Norway, but they are found in […]

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Tags: Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge

Picture of ice on the coast – Midwinter in Northern Norway

February 21st, 2011 · 2 Comments

Taken with Olympus E-PL1 digital camera December 28th 2010. Click image for larger view. This Christmas I visited the family in Northern Norway. There was a few moments where I got time for some photo shooting in the familiar surroundings in the north. Here I was walking at the coastline and I found these ice […]

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Tags: Landscape · Mountain · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Snow · Winter

Macro picture of Large marsh grasshopper (Stethophyma grossum) the largest Acrididae in Norway

November 24th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera September 6th 2010. Click image for larger view. After moving to the south of Norway I have discovered many new species of insects that I have never seen in Northern Norway. In this photograph I have found one of these new species. This is a Large marsh grasshopper (Stethophyma […]

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Tags: Insect · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge

Picture of old snail shell on withered thistle

November 21st, 2010 · Comments Off on Picture of old snail shell on withered thistle

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera September 6th 2010. Click image for larger view. If you pay attention to the nature around you you can find beautiful things everywhere. Here I have photographed an old snail house sitting on a withered thistle. The snail seems to have crawled up the thistle stem and died there. […]

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

Pictures of black trumpet (Craterellus cornucopioides) mushroom also known as trumpet of death, black chanterelle and horn of plenty

October 3rd, 2010 · Comments Off on Pictures of black trumpet (Craterellus cornucopioides) mushroom also known as trumpet of death, black chanterelle and horn of plenty

Black trumpet mushrooms (Craterellus cornucopioides) is a very tasty mushroom that can be difficult to find. They are also known as trumpet of death, black chanterelle and horn of plenty. It is said that this mushroom grows where there are oak and hazel, and it matches well since these mushrooms were found near some large […]

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Tags: Autumn · Mushroom · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge