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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 water dropping from icicles – Sunny day in Northern Norway

March 23rd, 2008 · 30 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera March 20th 2008. Click image for larger view. Here I have photographed water drops falling from some icicles that were melting on a sunny day here in Northern Norway. In the picture I used the fjord and snow clad mountains as a background to the icicle. I also used […]

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Tags: Coast · Ice · Icicles · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Sea Ocean · Shore · Sky · Snow · Winter

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

Picture of seagull (Herring gull) on seawall with snow covered forest as background

March 19th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera March 17th 2008. Click image for larger view. I was out rowing, for the first time this year, when I saw this herring gull (Larus argentatus) standing on a seawall. Had to take a picture of the seagull with the snow covered forest as background. Let me tell you […]

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Tags: Birds · Coast · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Rocks · Seagull · Seawall · Shore · Snow · Winter