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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Great cormorant is a beautiful bird. They are often seen standing on rocks drying their wings in the wind. Got a visit from a Gray seal, pretty far out in the water though 🙂
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 […]
Spent som days of my vacation on the bird island Runde outside of Ålesund. Here are some pictures from there.
I wish you all happy holidays!