Friday, March 10, 2006

Skogsøy 10 March 2006

Whooper Swans sangsvane with Teal krikkand at Skogsøy
Winter Wren gjerdesmett on my lawn - another attempt today

A very pleasant evening stroll produced plenty of birds including the first Common Teal krikkand of the year together with 14 Whooper Swans sangsvane. A juvenile White-tailed Eagle havørn, a Peregrine vandrefalk, a flock of 60 Purple Sandpiper fjæreplytt and a Eurasian Woodcock rugde were the other noteworthy species. The overwintering Rock Pipit skjærepipilerke also still present.

A single Common Guillemot lomvi on the sea was the first for a while - there seem to be very few auks around in general this winter.

No passage noted over the sea, but didn't really look.


GrrlScientist said...

that winter wren is SOOOOO CUUUUUTE!! you need to post more pictures of that little guy!


Jules said...

For more pictures of this bird see here: