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 […]