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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

Midnight sunset picture of distant village in the sea in Northern Norway

July 26th, 2008 · 55 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera June 29th 2008. Click image for larger view. In this picture I have captured what was a fantastic midnight sunset here in Northern Norway. The sunset created some incredible light where this village in the sea was bathed in a beam of sunshine. The picture should be looked at […]

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Tags: Clouds · Coast · Landscape · Midnight Sun · Mountain · Nature · Night · Norway Norwegen Norge · Reflection · Scenery · Sea Ocean · Senja · Shore · Sky · Summer · Sunbeam · 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

My top midnight sun pictures in Northern Norway from 2007

February 27th, 2008 · 52 Comments

Here is a selection of my personal favorite midnight sun pictures that I photographed during the summer 2007. The season for midnight sun is closing very fast so stay tuned for more midnight sun photos and you can buy the 2009 Norway photo calendar with some of the pictures. You can click on the pictures […]

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Tags: Clouds · Coast · Landscape · Midnight Sun · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Scenery · Sea Ocean · Senja · Shore · Sky · Summer · Sunrays

Picture of bad weather on the west coast of Senja in Northern Norway

January 28th, 2008 · 16 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera January 27th 2008. Click image for larger view. I was visiting the island Senja this weekend, but the weather was really bad with blizzards hitting us all the time. In between the snowfalls I was able to go outside and have a look (and take a few pictures) at […]

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Tags: Clouds · Coast · Landscape · Mountain · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Scenery · Sea Ocean · Senja · Shore · Sky · Snow · Waves · Winter