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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

Macro picture of yellow snail shells – Land snails eaten by mice

April 8th, 2008 · 11 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera April 2nd 2008. Click image for larger view. In this picture you can see four yellow snail shells from some kind of land snail species. During the winter the markings on the shells has almost vanished so it is hard to say what species they are, but I’m guessing […]

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

Macro picture of common limpet (Patella vulgata) covered with barnacles (Semibalanus balanoides)

February 29th, 2008 · 10 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera February 28th 2008. Click image for larger view. In this macro picture you can see a common limpet (Patella vulgata) covered with barnacles (Semibalanus balanoides) at low tide. The limpets are snails that feed on algae living on hard rock and stones. They are able adhere themselves strongly to […]

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Tags: Coast · Limpet · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Sea Ocean · Shells · Shore · Snail

Macro picture of a butterfish (Pholis gunnellus) at the coast in Northern Norway

December 16th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera April 28th 2007. Click image for larger view. In this picture you can see a small butterfish (Pholis gunnellus) that I found under a rock when the tide was out. It is about 20 cm long and got its name because it has very slippery skin. When I was […]

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Tags: Coast · Fish · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Shells · Shore

Close up picture of beach full of beautiful shells in Northern Norway

October 27th, 2007 · 14 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera February 27th 2007. Click image for larger view. Found a small place on the coast that was filled with different kinds of beautiful shells. I had to take a picture of a selection of the shells. Anyone know what the shells are called? Information about the picture: Camera: Olympus […]

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Tags: Beach · Coast · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Shells · Shore