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Recent BIRDS

My latest pictures of birds from the Western palearctic area. Most of the birds are from Scandinavia and taken last 12 months.
The Magpie - an exotic looking bird in my garden....
The Magpie - an exotic looking bird in my garden....
Madeira Firecrest - Ribeiro Frio Madeira
Madeira Firecrest - Ribeiro Frio Madeira
Madeira Firecrest - Ribeiro Frio Madeira
Madeira Firecrest - Ribeiro Frio Madeira
Madeira Firecrest - Ribeiro Frio Madeira
Madeira Firecrest - Ribeiro Frio Madeira
Cranes (tranor) before sunrise - Hornborgasjön Sweden
Cranes (tranor) before sunrise - Hornborgasjön Sweden
Cranes (tranor) before sunrise - Hornborgasjön Sweden
Cranes (tranor) before sunrise - Hornborgasjön Sweden
Cranes (tranor) at Hornborgasjön Sweden
Cranes (tranor) at Hornborgasjön Sweden
Cranes (tranor) at Hornborgasjön Sweden
Cranes (tranor) at Hornborgasjön Sweden
Cranes (tranor) at Hornborgasjön Sweden
Cranes (tranor) at Hornborgasjön Sweden
Cranes (tranor) at Hornborgasjön Sweden
Cranes (tranor) at Hornborgasjön Sweden
Common Sandpiper (Drillsnäppa) - Indalsälven
Common Sandpiper (Drillsnäppa) - Indalsälven
Young Black Woodpecker (Spillkråka) - Ope Jämtland
Young Black Woodpecker (Spillkråka) - Ope Jämtland
Male Black Woodpecker feeding young (Spillkråka) - Ope Jämtland
Male Black Woodpecker feeding young (Spillkråka) - Ope Jämtland
Dippe (strömstare) at Huseby
Dippe (strömstare) at Huseby
Common Buzzard (Ormvråk) - Hungary
Common Buzzard (Ormvråk) - Hungary
Common Buzzard (Ormvråk) - Hungary
Common Buzzard (Ormvråk) - Hungary
Common Buzzard (Ormvråk) - Hungary
Common Buzzard (Ormvråk) - Hungary
Common Buzzard (Ormvråk) - Hungary
Common Buzzard (Ormvråk) - Hungary
Common Buzzard (Ormvråk) - Hungary
Common Buzzard (Ormvråk) - Hungary
Common Buzzard (Ormvråk) - Hungary
Common Buzzard (Ormvråk) - Hungary
Common Buzzards (Ormvråkar) - Hungary
Common Buzzards (Ormvråkar) - Hungary
Magpies (2 pictures) - Hungary
Magpies (2 pictures) - Hungary
Male Kingfisher swallowing a fish - Berekfürdő Hungary
Male Kingfisher swallowing a fish - Berekfürdő Hungary
Male Kingfisher - Berekfürdő Hungary
Male Kingfisher - Berekfürdő Hungary
Male Kingfisher swallowing a fish - Berekfürdő Hungary
Male Kingfisher swallowing a fish - Berekfürdő Hungary
Male Kingfisher swallowing a fish - Berekfürdő Hungary
Male Kingfisher swallowing a fish - Berekfürdő Hungary
Male Eurasian Sparrowhawk (Sparvhök) - Turkeve Hungary
Male Eurasian Sparrowhawk (Sparvhök) - Turkeve Hungary
Male Eurasian Sparrowhawk (Sparvhök) - Turkeve Hungary
Male Eurasian Sparrowhawk (Sparvhök) - Turkeve Hungary
Long-eared Owl (Hornuggla) - Turkeve Hungary
Long-eared Owl (Hornuggla) - Turkeve Hungary
Dipper (strömstare) at Kaalasluspa Kiruna - 23 degrees C below Zero
Dipper (strömstare) at Kaalasluspa Kiruna - 23 degrees C below Zero
Eiders in gale - Torekov Scania
Eiders in gale - Torekov Scania
Eiders in gale - Torekov Scania
Eiders in gale - Torekov Scania
Mute Swans (Knölsvanar) crossing the ocean near Kullaberg
Mute Swans (Knölsvanar) crossing the ocean near Kullaberg
Caspian Stonechat (Vitgumpad buskskvätta - variegatus) - Azerbaijan
Caspian Stonechat (Vitgumpad buskskvätta - variegatus) - Azerbaijan
Ménétries's Warbler (Sylvia mystacea)  Östlig sammetshätta - Azerbaijan
Ménétries's Warbler (Sylvia mystacea) Östlig sammetshätta - Azerbaijan
Reed Warbler (Rörsångare) - Azerbaijan
Reed Warbler (Rörsångare) - Azerbaijan
Cormorant cathing a Northern Pike (Storskarv med gädda) - Azerbaijan
Cormorant cathing a Northern Pike (Storskarv med gädda) - Azerbaijan
Penduline Tit (Pungmes) - Azerbaijan
Penduline Tit (Pungmes) - Azerbaijan
Red-breasted Flycatcher (Mindre flugsnappare) - Azerbaijan
Red-breasted Flycatcher (Mindre flugsnappare) - Azerbaijan
Red-breasted Flycatcher (Mindre flugsnappare) - Azerbaijan
Red-breasted Flycatcher (Mindre flugsnappare) - Azerbaijan
Common Kingfisher (Kungsfiskare) - Azerbaijan
Common Kingfisher (Kungsfiskare) - Azerbaijan
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (Gröna biätare)  - Azerbaijan (COLLAGE)
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (Gröna biätare) - Azerbaijan (COLLAGE)
Chiff-chaff (Gransångare) - Azerbaijan
Chiff-chaff (Gransångare) - Azerbaijan
A selection of gulls, herons and some Gull-billed Terns - Azerbaijan
A selection of gulls, herons and some Gull-billed Terns - Azerbaijan
Spoonbills (Skedstorkar) - Shirvan Azerbaijan
Spoonbills (Skedstorkar) - Shirvan Azerbaijan
White-faced Ibis (Bronsibis) - Shirvan Azerbaijan
White-faced Ibis (Bronsibis) - Shirvan Azerbaijan
Hobby (lärkfalk) sitting at the beach of Caspian Sea
Hobby (lärkfalk) sitting at the beach of Caspian Sea
Lesser Kestrel (Rödfalk) Besh Barmaq - Azerbaijan
Lesser Kestrel (Rödfalk) Besh Barmaq - Azerbaijan
A very pale Lesser Kestrel (Rödfalk) Besh Barmaq - Azerbaijan
A very pale Lesser Kestrel (Rödfalk) Besh Barmaq - Azerbaijan
Nightjar (Nattskärra) - Azerbaijan
Nightjar (Nattskärra) - Azerbaijan
Wallcreeper (Murkrypare) near Xigalis - Azerbaijan
Wallcreeper (Murkrypare) near Xigalis - Azerbaijan
Often heard, but rarely seen - the Oriole at it`s nest in northern Spain
Often heard, but rarely seen - the Oriole at it`s nest in northern Spain
Common Wood Pigeon (Ringduva) in my garden
Common Wood Pigeon (Ringduva) in my garden
Hard to be a worm - Fieldfare at our lawn (Björktrast)
Hard to be a worm - Fieldfare at our lawn (Björktrast)
Greylag Goose (Grågås) - Trönninge
Greylag Goose (Grågås) - Trönninge
Greylag Goose (Grågås) - Trönninge
Greylag Goose (Grågås) - Trönninge
Greylag Goose (Grågås) - Trönninge
Greylag Goose (Grågås) - Trönninge
Common Reed Bunting (Sävsparv) - Trönninge
Common Reed Bunting (Sävsparv) - Trönninge
Mating season begins - Black-headed Gulls at Trönninge Halmstad
Mating season begins - Black-headed Gulls at Trönninge Halmstad
The very last frosty morning this year at the Black Grouse lekking place
The very last frosty morning this year at the Black Grouse lekking place
Cranes (tranor) running on ice / water - Lidhemssjön
Cranes (tranor) running on ice / water - Lidhemssjön
Cranes and geese at dawn - Lidhemssjön
Cranes and geese at dawn - Lidhemssjön
Hooded Crow on frozen carrion (Gråkråka) - Lidhemssjön
Hooded Crow on frozen carrion (Gråkråka) - Lidhemssjön
To close!!! A Green Sandpiper (Skogssnäppa) less than 4 meters from my hide with a cropped camera....
To close!!! A Green Sandpiper (Skogssnäppa) less than 4 meters from my hide with a cropped camera....
Green Sandpiper (Skogssnäppa) - Lidhemssjön
Green Sandpiper (Skogssnäppa) - Lidhemssjön
Newly arrived Green Sandpipers (skogssnäppor) playing at the ice - Lidhemssjön
Newly arrived Green Sandpipers (skogssnäppor) playing at the ice - Lidhemssjön
Green Sandpipers (Skogssnäppor) - Lidhemssjön
Green Sandpipers (Skogssnäppor) - Lidhemssjön
Trying to break the ice - Greylag Geese at Lidhemssjön
Trying to break the ice - Greylag Geese at Lidhemssjön
Greylag Geese drinking - Lidhemssjön
Greylag Geese drinking - Lidhemssjön
Long-tailed Tit (Stjärtmes)
Long-tailed Tit (Stjärtmes)
Finally - It`s springtime!! Black Grouse lekking after a long winter
Finally - It`s springtime!! Black Grouse lekking after a long winter
Eel tug of war Two Greater Black-backed Gulls fighting - (Havstrutar i dragkamp om en ål) - Mörbylånga
Eel "tug of war" Two Greater Black-backed Gulls fighting - (Havstrutar i dragkamp om en ål) - Mörbylånga
Siskin (Grönsiska) - Kårestad
Siskin (Grönsiska) - Kårestad
Crested Tit (Tofsmes) - my favourite bird.....
Crested Tit (Tofsmes) - my favourite bird.....
Willow Tit (Talltita) early morning forest - Kårestad
Willow Tit (Talltita) early morning forest - Kårestad
Coal Tit (Svartmes) - Kårestad
Coal Tit (Svartmes) - Kårestad
Crested Tit (Tofsmes) - Kårestad
Crested Tit (Tofsmes) - Kårestad
Blue Tit (Blåmes) - Kårestad
Blue Tit (Blåmes) - Kårestad
Crested Tit (Tofsmes) - Kårestad
Crested Tit (Tofsmes) - Kårestad
Crested Tit (Tofsmes) - Kårestad
Crested Tit (Tofsmes) - Kårestad
Golden Eagle (Kungsörn 3k) - Store Mosse Sweden
Golden Eagle (Kungsörn 3k) - Store Mosse Sweden
Golden Eagle (Kungsörn 3k) - Store Mosse Sweden
Golden Eagle (Kungsörn 3k) - Store Mosse Sweden
Golden Eagle (Kungsörn 3k) on Wild Boar carcass / Store Mosse - Sweden
Golden Eagle (Kungsörn 3k) on Wild Boar carcass / Store Mosse - Sweden
Golden Eagles (Kungsörnar) Fox & Foggy, 10 and 11 years old / Store Mosse - Sweden
Golden Eagles (Kungsörnar) Fox & Foggy, 10 and 11 years old / Store Mosse - Sweden
Adult Goshawk (Duvhök) / Store Mosse Sweden
Adult Goshawk (Duvhök) / Store Mosse Sweden
Old Goshawk (Duvhök) watching backwards while eating / Småland - Sweden
Old Goshawk (Duvhök) watching backwards while eating / Småland - Sweden
Dipper (strömstare) at dusk - Kalixälven / Lapland
Dipper (strömstare) at dusk - Kalixälven / Lapland
Dipper (strömstare) at dusk - Kalixälven / Lapland
Dipper (strömstare) at dusk - Kalixälven / Lapland
Dipper (strömstare) at dusk - Kalixälven / Lapland
Dipper (strömstare) at dusk - Kalixälven / Lapland
Dipper (strömstare) at Kalixälven - Lapland
Dipper (strömstare) at Kalixälven - Lapland
Northern Hawk Owl (Hökuggla) - Tosteberga
Northern Hawk Owl (Hökuggla) - Tosteberga
Tree Sparrows (Pilfinkar) - Torekov
Tree Sparrows (Pilfinkar) - Torekov
Immature Goshawk protecting it´s prey (Duvhök skyddar byte) - Spain
Immature Goshawk protecting it´s prey (Duvhök skyddar byte) - Spain
Female Bonelli`s Eagle (Hona hökörn) - Spain
Female Bonelli`s Eagle (Hona hökörn) - Spain
Robin (Rödhake) - Spain
Robin (Rödhake) - Spain
Magpie with a rabbits eye globe and optic nerve (Skata med kaninöga och synnerv) - Spain
Magpie with a rabbits eye globe and optic nerve (Skata med kaninöga och synnerv) - Spain
Northern Hawk Owl (Hökuggla) - Rockneby
Northern Hawk Owl (Hökuggla) - Rockneby
Bohemian Waxing (Sidensvans) and Christmas apples - Rockneby
Bohemian Waxing (Sidensvans) and Christmas apples - Rockneby
Two more places left to sit on! Bohemian Waxwings (Sidensvansar) - Rockneby
Two more places left to sit on! Bohemian Waxwings (Sidensvansar) - Rockneby
Mew Gull (Fiskmås) in heavy snowfall - Lake bergunda
Mew Gull (Fiskmås) in heavy snowfall - Lake bergunda
Mallard in heavy snowfall (Gräsand) - Räppe Växjö
Mallard in heavy snowfall (Gräsand) - Räppe Växjö
Grey Heron at Lake Bergunda (Gråhäger kollage) - 4 pictures
Grey Heron at Lake Bergunda (Gråhäger kollage) - 4 pictures
American Cliff Swallow (Stensvala) First record in Sweden - snapping insects Öland (3 files)
American Cliff Swallow (Stensvala) First record in Sweden - snapping insects Öland (3 files)
A Goldcrest (Kungsfågel) sitting on the outside wall of my house
A Goldcrest (Kungsfågel) sitting on the outside wall of my house
Common House Martin (Hussvala) juvenile - Ottenby
Common House Martin (Hussvala) juvenile - Ottenby
Female Redstart (Rödstjärt) with small dragonfly - Valjeviken Blekinge
Female Redstart (Rödstjärt) with small dragonfly - Valjeviken Blekinge
Gräshoppsångare (Grasshopper Warbler) Hammarsjön
Gräshoppsångare (Grasshopper Warbler) Hammarsjön
Black Terns (Svarttärnor) mating - Kristianstad Vattenrike
Black Terns (Svarttärnor) mating - Kristianstad Vattenrike
Black Tern (Svarttärna) with fish - Kristianstad Vattenrike
Black Tern (Svarttärna) with fish - Kristianstad Vattenrike
Black Tern (Svarttärna) and dragonfly - Kristianstad Vattenrike
Black Tern (Svarttärna) and dragonfly - Kristianstad Vattenrike
Black Terns (Svarttärnor) mating gift - Kristianstad Vattenrike
Black Terns (Svarttärnor) mating gift - Kristianstad Vattenrike
A Nuthach is our garden bird this year
A Nuthach is our garden bird this year
A Blue Tit busy gathering food for the young  (my first bird photo with Nikon digital camera!!)
A Blue Tit busy gathering food for the young (my first bird photo with Nikon digital camera!!)
Temminck's Stint (Mosnäppa) digging in the dirt - Liminka Finland
Temminck's Stint (Mosnäppa) digging in the dirt - Liminka Finland
Curlew (Storspov) - Liminka Finland
Curlew (Storspov) - Liminka Finland
Caspian Tern (Skräntärna) diving - Hailuoto Finland
Caspian Tern (Skräntärna) diving - Hailuoto Finland
Spotted Redshank (Svartsnäppa) - Finland
Spotted Redshank (Svartsnäppa) - Finland
Same species?? Wood Sandpiper being scared - Liminka Finland
Same species?? Wood Sandpiper being scared - Liminka Finland
Capercaillie in flight - Norway
Capercaillie in flight - Norway
Late evening Crane (Trana)  near Hammerdal
Late evening Crane (Trana) near Hammerdal
A pair of Cranes (Tranor) have just arrived at  Kranbergsvattnet NW of Gäddede
A pair of Cranes (Tranor) have just arrived at Kranbergsvattnet NW of Gäddede
Little Ringed plover (Mindre strandpipare) Sundsvall
Little Ringed plover (Mindre strandpipare) Sundsvall
Green Sandpiper male (Skogssnäppa) calling at dawn - Västmanland
Green Sandpiper male (Skogssnäppa) calling at dawn - Västmanland
A pair of Green Sandpipers (Skogssnäppor) courting - Västmanland
A pair of Green Sandpipers (Skogssnäppor) courting - Västmanland
Male Ring Ouzel (Ringtrast - Turdus torquatus) Limingen Norway
Male Ring Ouzel (Ringtrast - Turdus torquatus) Limingen Norway
Yellow Bunting - Norway
Yellow Bunting - Norway
Snow Bunting (Snösparv) Limingen Norway
Snow Bunting (Snösparv) Limingen Norway
A spectacular guest at the bog and the Grouse lekking place - a female Goshawk (Duvhök)
A spectacular guest at the bog and the Grouse lekking place - a female Goshawk (Duvhök)
Crane (and Black Grouse) a dull morning at the bog
Crane (and Black Grouse) a dull morning at the bog
Black Grouse (Orrar) fighting in the morning after the last snowstorm in march
Black Grouse (Orrar) fighting in the morning after the last snowstorm in march
Black Grouse (Orre) arriving to the lekking place at the bog
Black Grouse (Orre) arriving to the lekking place at the bog
A Crane walking around at the bog in beautiful morning light
A Crane walking around at the bog in beautiful morning light
Great crested Grebes chase - Södra Bergundasjön
Great crested Grebes chase - Södra Bergundasjön
Great -crested Grebes mating display - Rotterdam
Great -crested Grebes mating display - Rotterdam
Coot (Sothöns) - Rotterdam
Coot (Sothöns) - Rotterdam
Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca - Nilgås) in Rotterdam
Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca - Nilgås) in Rotterdam
Greater Yellowlegs in morning fog - a very rare bird in Europe (Holland)
Greater Yellowlegs in morning fog - a very rare bird in Europe (Holland)
Great Tits (Talgoxar - Parus major) - Kårestad
Great Tits (Talgoxar - Parus major) - Kårestad
Not really sharp, but what a beautiful tail!!! - Long-tailed Tit (Stjärtmes) - Kårestad
Not really sharp, but what a beautiful tail!!! - Long-tailed Tit (Stjärtmes) - Kårestad
Bullfinch (Domherre) - Kårestad
Bullfinch (Domherre) - Kårestad
Bean Geese at dusk (Sädgäss) - Södra Udde
Bean Geese at dusk (Sädgäss) - Södra Udde
Whooper Swans (Sångsvanar) - Södra Udde
Whooper Swans (Sångsvanar) - Södra Udde
Whooper Swans (Sångsvanar) - Södra Udde
Whooper Swans (Sångsvanar) - Södra Udde
Male Siskin - (Carduelis pinus) - Kårestad
Male Siskin - (Carduelis pinus) - Kårestad
Male Siskin - Carduelis pinus) - Kårestad
Male Siskin - Carduelis pinus) - Kårestad
Bullfinch (Domherre) - Kårestad
Bullfinch (Domherre) - Kårestad
Bullfinch (Domherre) - Kårestad
Bullfinch (Domherre) - Kårestad
Long-tailed Tit (Stjärtmes -Aegithalos caudatus) - Kårestad
Long-tailed Tit (Stjärtmes -Aegithalos caudatus) - Kårestad
Little Grebe catching a fish (Smådopping)
Little Grebe catching a fish (Smådopping)
Greater White-fronted Goose (Bläsgås - Anser albifrons)  De Biebosch - Holland
Greater White-fronted Goose (Bläsgås - Anser albifrons) De Biebosch - Holland
Great Crested Grebe (Skäggdopping) Rotterdam Holland
Great Crested Grebe (Skäggdopping) Rotterdam Holland
Black-headed Gulls (Skrattmåsar) - Holland
Black-headed Gulls (Skrattmåsar) - Holland
Spotted Redshank (Svartsnäppa - Tringa erythropus) in winter plumage - Holland
Spotted Redshank (Svartsnäppa - Tringa erythropus) in winter plumage - Holland
Spotted Redshank (Svartsnäppa - Tringa erythropus) in winter plumage - Holland
Spotted Redshank (Svartsnäppa - Tringa erythropus) in winter plumage - Holland
Heron (Grå häger) at -11 degrees C near Rotterdam - Holland
Heron (Grå häger) at -11 degrees C near Rotterdam - Holland
Wigeons (Bläsänder - Anas penelope) near Zierikzee - Holland
Wigeons (Bläsänder - Anas penelope) near Zierikzee - Holland
Wigeons (Bläsänder - Anas penelope) near Zierikzee - Holland
Wigeons (Bläsänder - Anas penelope) near Zierikzee - Holland
Wigeons (Bläsänder - Anas penelope) near Zierikzee - Holland
Wigeons (Bläsänder - Anas penelope) near Zierikzee - Holland
A pair of Gadwalls (Snatteränder - Anas strepera) near Rotterdam - Holland
A pair of Gadwalls (Snatteränder - Anas strepera) near Rotterdam - Holland
Egyptian Goose (Nilgås - Alopochen aegyptiaca) - Holland
Egyptian Goose (Nilgås - Alopochen aegyptiaca) - Holland
Willow Tit (Talltita - Parus montanus) - Kårestad
Willow Tit (Talltita - Parus montanus) - Kårestad
Crested Tit (Tofsmes - Parus cristatus) - Kårestad
Crested Tit (Tofsmes - Parus cristatus) - Kårestad
Crested Tit (Tofsmes - Parus cristatus) - Kårestad
Crested Tit (Tofsmes - Parus cristatus) - Kårestad
Long-tailed Tit (Stjärtmes -Aegithalos caudatus) - Kårestad
Long-tailed Tit (Stjärtmes -Aegithalos caudatus) - Kårestad
Great Tit (Talgoxe - Parus major) - Kårestad
Great Tit (Talgoxe - Parus major) - Kårestad
Great Tit (Talgoxe - Parus major) - Kårestad
Great Tit (Talgoxe - Parus major) - Kårestad
Willow Tit (Talltita - Parus montanus) - Kårestad
Willow Tit (Talltita - Parus montanus) - Kårestad
Nuthach (Nötväcka - Sitta europae) Kårestad
Nuthach (Nötväcka - Sitta europae) Kårestad
Nuthach (Nötväcka - Sitta europae) Kårestad
Nuthach (Nötväcka - Sitta europae) Kårestad
Male Two-barred Crossbill (Bändelkorsnäbb) eating favourite food - Larch cones
Male Two-barred Crossbill (Bändelkorsnäbb) eating favourite food - Larch cones
Young Herring Gull did not survive the cold night - Simrishamn
Young Herring Gull did not survive the cold night - Simrishamn
Red Kite during snowfall near Fyledalen
Red Kite during snowfall near Fyledalen
A small part of 100k Bramblings and Chaffinches passing Österlen
A small part of 100k Bramblings and Chaffinches passing Österlen
Oystercatchers (Strandskator) - Hunstanton England
Oystercatchers (Strandskator) - Hunstanton England
Brent Geese (Prutgäss) - Morston England
Brent Geese (Prutgäss) - Morston England
Mute Swans (Knölsvanar) - England
Mute Swans (Knölsvanar) - England
Black-headed Gull (Skrattmås) - Cley England
Black-headed Gull (Skrattmås) - Cley England
Pink-footed Geese (Spetsbergsgäss) - Cley England
Pink-footed Geese (Spetsbergsgäss) - Cley England
Common Moorhen (Rörhöna) - Hermotts Mill Pond, Bristol England
Common Moorhen (Rörhöna) - Hermotts Mill Pond, Bristol England
Grey Wagtail (Forsärla) - Hermotts Mill Pond, Bristol England
Grey Wagtail (Forsärla) - Hermotts Mill Pond, Bristol England
Grey Wagtail (Forsärla) - Hermotts Mill Pond, Bristol England
Grey Wagtail (Forsärla) - Hermotts Mill Pond, Bristol England
Barnowl hunting in early morning - Cley Next to Sea England
Barnowl hunting in early morning - Cley Next to Sea England
Barnowl hunting in frosty morning - Cley Next to Sea England
Barnowl hunting in frosty morning - Cley Next to Sea England