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NORWAY 2007 - Eagles, Gulls & Snipes

Pictures taken on a two week trip to Norway together with photographer Pontus & Karl-Gunnar Gustavsson. We visited Ole Martin Dahle at Flatanger for White-tailed Eagles and Terje Kolaas in Levanger to se the lek of the Great Snipe.
White-tailed Eagle approaching
White-tailed Eagle approaching
Fjell Birch by  Ånn Lake
Fjell Birch by Ånn Lake
Ånn Lake between Östersund and Trondheim
Ånn Lake between Östersund and Trondheim
Tussilago farfara
Tussilago farfara
Reideers starting to lose winter fur
Reideers starting to lose winter fur
Norwegian Steinfjellet  - on the border to sweden
Norwegian Steinfjellet - on the border to sweden
A curious young Tengmalm`s Owl
A curious young Tengmalm`s Owl
Brudslöjan waterfall - starting in Sweden falling into Norway
Brudslöjan waterfall - starting in Sweden falling into Norway
A wet day at the roof - Oystercatcher Norway
A wet day at the roof - Oystercatcher Norway
Rainy weather - Oystercatcher on nest in Åsnes
Rainy weather - Oystercatcher on nest in Åsnes
Kvalöyseter in evening light
Kvalöyseter in evening light
Holmen Camping Flatanger - (old and rusty TV-channels?)
Holmen Camping Flatanger - (old and rusty TV-channels?)
Stone formation - Holmen Flatanger
Stone formation - Holmen Flatanger
Stone formation - Holmen Flatanger
Stone formation - Holmen Flatanger
Young pale moose - Jössund Flatanger
Young pale moose - Jössund Flatanger
Female Mosse trying to separate from her calf
Female Mosse trying to separate from her calf
Happy Swedish photographers - Karl Gunnar & Pontus Gustavsson
Happy Swedish photographers - Karl Gunnar & Pontus Gustavsson
Did I get it??? Digital Photography in a nutshell....
Did I get it??? Digital Photography in a nutshell....
Karl Gunnar Fill Flash Gustavsson working on Ole Martins boat
Karl Gunnar "Fill Flash" Gustavsson working on Ole Martins boat
Happy french eagle-photographer
Happy french eagle-photographer
Harbour houses in Lauvsnes
Harbour houses in Lauvsnes
Evening light in the harbour
Evening light in the harbour
Doing the archipelago of Norway
Doing the archipelago of Norway
Change of weather - Flatangen
Change of weather - Flatangen
Take a close look - OLE MARTIN DAHLE - Norwegian professional nature guide
Take a close look - OLE MARTIN DAHLE - Norwegian professional nature guide
Ole Martins boat
Ole Martins boat
Pontus trying to get photos of the gulls
Pontus trying to get photos of the gulls
Ole Martin feeding the gulls (makes it easier for photography)
Ole Martin feeding the gulls (makes it easier for photography)
Unhappy landing -Great Black-backed Gulls
Unhappy landing -Great Black-backed Gulls
You will never manage that one!!!
You will never manage that one!!!
Great Black-backed Gull catching Flying fish??
Great Black-backed Gull catching Flying fish??
Great Black-backed Gull with a big catch
Great Black-backed Gull with "a big catch"
If I don`t get - You don´t get !!  Great Black-backed Gulls fighting
If I don`t get - You don´t get !! Great Black-backed Gulls fighting
Good friends ?? Great Black-backed Gull
Good friends ?? Great Black-backed Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Herring Gull
Herring Gull
Herring Gull
Herring Gull
Herring Gulls - One is a female, guess who!!
Herring Gulls - One is a female, guess who!!
Great Black-backed and Herring Gull after Stormy weather
Great Black-backed and Herring Gull after Stormy weather
Gulls gathering around our boat
Gulls gathering around our boat
Herring Gulls
Herring Gulls
Cloud walker - Herring Gull
"Cloud walker" - Herring Gull
Herring Gulls fighting over some bread - Norway
Herring Gulls fighting over some bread - Norway
Sunset towards Lyngvar
Sunset towards Lyngvar
Calm evening at Flatanger
Calm evening at Flatanger
Some friends of Ole Martin Dahle........
Some friends of Ole Martin Dahle........
Herring Gulls
Herring Gulls
Juvenile Great Black-backed Gull late in evening
Juvenile Great Black-backed Gull late in evening
White-tailed Eagle soaring
White-tailed Eagle soaring
Where are the fish??? White-tailed Eagle falling quickly down to sea level
Where are the fish??? White-tailed Eagle falling quickly down to sea level
White-tailed Eagle concentrating on prey
White-tailed Eagle concentrating on prey
White-tailed Eagle going down
White-tailed Eagle going down
getting closer...
getting closer...
Hmmm - must buy a shorter lens......
Hmmm - must buy a shorter lens......
coming close to next catch...
coming close to next catch...
Sucessful fishing...
Sucessful fishing...
Eagle short before going down into the water
Eagle short before going down into the water
Splash of the day.....
Splash of the day.....
Close encounter of White-tailed Eagle
"Close encounter" of White-tailed Eagle
The 2 fishermen Man & White-tailed Eagle
"The 2 fishermen" Man & White-tailed Eagle
Hmmmm.......two fishes!!  Which one to keep??
Hmmmm.......two fishes!! Which one to keep??
Eagle landing - allways surrounded by admirers
Eagle landing - allways surrounded by admirers
Returning to nesting area on Flatangen peninsula
Returning to nesting area on Flatangen peninsula
Male eagle near his breeding cliffs
Male eagle near his breeding cliffs
Impressive eagle turning around in the air
Impressive eagle turning around in the air
Quick adjustment in the air !
Quick adjustment in the air !
Coming down to fish...
Coming down to fish...
Hunting in evening light
Hunting in evening light
White-tailed Eagle catching fish - Norway
White-tailed Eagle catching fish - Norway
White-tailed Eagle catching fish 2
White-tailed Eagle catching fish 2
White-tailed Eagle catching fish 3
White-tailed Eagle catching fish 3
White-tailed Eagle catching fish 4
White-tailed Eagle catching fish 4
The catch...
The catch...
White-tailed Eagle - master fisherman
White-tailed Eagle - master fisherman
I see you - Eagle looking trhough the pens
I see you - Eagle looking trhough the pens
Late evening dive
Late evening dive
Flying low in evening light
Flying low in evening light
White-tailed catching fish in sunset
White-tailed catching fish in sunset
Slavonian Grebes - Frosta Nord-tröndelag
Slavonian Grebes - Frosta Nord-tröndelag
Slavonian Grebe
Slavonian Grebe
Three-toed Woodpecker in nesting hole near Levanger
Three-toed Woodpecker in nesting hole near Levanger
Male Three-toed Woodpecker - Norway
Male Three-toed Woodpecker - Norway
Three-toed Woodpecker male waiting for female to get out...
Three-toed Woodpecker male waiting for female to get out...
Going up to the Great Snipe lek
Going up to the Great Snipe lek
Pontus sniper Gustavsson inside our photohide
Pontus "sniper" Gustavsson inside our photohide
Great Snipe starting the lek in late evening light
Great Snipe starting the lek in late evening light
The Great Snipe Display at a fjell near Levanger
The Great Snipe Display at a fjell near Levanger
Great Snipe deep throat - Norway
Great Snipe "deep throat" - Norway
Great Snipe getting bigger and bigger....
Great Snipe getting bigger and bigger....
Showing the white tail-feathers takes only a second
Showing the white tail-feathers takes only a second
Great Snipe - one of four species gathering on a lek
Great Snipe - one of four species gathering on a lek
Defending their territory - waiting for a female snipe
Defending their territory - waiting for a female snipe
Midnight lek is intensive
Midnight lek is intensive
And the winner is........
And the winner is........
Haugsvola in late evening
Haugsvola in late evening
Great Snipe lek - always returning to the same spot
Great Snipe lek - always returning to the same spot
Lek is getting moore intensive in the middle of the night
Lek is getting moore intensive in the middle of the night
Midnight display outside our photo-blind
Midnight display outside our photo-blind
Night outside my photo-hide
Night outside my photo-hide