A good weekend – Hornøya

I was contacted by two friends last year after my trip to Hornøya. We came up with a plan to go back there this year, and last thursday we took the flight up to northern Norway to spend four days out on the island. Hornøya is a small island outside of Vardø and is reached […]

At the heart of the birds

Being able to get into the colonies of the birds is a very exciting experience. You get to see lots of different behaviour such as breeding games, fights, mating, feeding and much more. European Shag When I arrived at Hornöya, spring was in the air and the sun was shining. When I woke up the […]

Hornøya – Home to the Seabirds

Last weekend I visited the only arctic community of the western Europe, Vardø. 5 minutes outside of Vardø lies the island of Hornøya. Hornøya is a very important breeding ground for many of our Norwegian seabirds, such as Kittiwakes, Razorbills, Puffins and Guillemots. This is a perfect place to really get close on to the […]

Great Crested Grebe

The last couple of days I have been working with some of the breeding birds in the local area. Have had some good encounters with the Great Crested Grebe and one of the breeding pairs came up really close to me while they were playing. I also got to see males fighting and nest building. […]

Bharatpur bird sanctuary

Next stop for the trip was at the bird sanctuary in Bharatpur, south of Agra. We arrived a little to late in the season to see the migrating birds but got some interesting shots of the resident ones. Painted stork feeding the chicks Grey Hornbill Black-Rumped Flameback Purple Sunbird Collared Scops Owl Brahminy Starling Purple […]

Winter birds

If you wonder why I havn’t post anything in the last two weeks it’s been really busy beacuse I have moved to a new place 🙂 Lots to pack and move but i managed to get a day out in the sun. And now since internet is up running again i will share some pics […]