Photos from Northern Norway: A photo blog

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Photo of White Wagtail (Motacilla alba) – A sure sign of spring and autumn in northern Norway

September 30th, 2007 · 6 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera on May 11th 2007. Click image for larger view. The white wagtail (Motacilla alba) is a sure sign that the spring has come to northern Norway. It is one of the last birds that come flying back from their winter “holiday” in Africa. The white wagtail is also one […]

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Tags: Birds · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · White Wagtail · Wildlife

Photo of Arctic Skua / Parasitic Jaeger bird

July 10th, 2007 · 8 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera on July 4th 2007. Click image for larger view. This is an Arctic Skua (Stercorarius parasiticus) also known as Parasitic Jaeger in North America. These birds are so fascinating to observe (I know I say this a lot but there is nothing more fascinating than the nature) because they […]

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Tags: Arctic Skua · Birds · Marsh · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Parasitic Jaeger · Wildlife