2015/04/18

Gröngöling - Picus viridis - Green Woodpecker

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Gröngöling, hona - Picus viridis - Green Woodpecker, female
© NF Photo 150402, Duveholmssjöns hage

You can see it is a female as the spot below the eye is black. Males have a red spot.

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2015/04/14

Stare - Sturnus vulgaris - European starling mating

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Stare, parning - Sturnus vulgaris - European starling, mating 
© NF Photo 150414

It certainly seems like that pair has feelings. Cuddling together before mating. Even if it was only 2 seconds.
What seems to be the female still has winter plumage.

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2015/04/07

Forsärla - Motacilla cinerea - Grey Wagtail

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 male


female
Forsärla - Motacilla cinerea - Grey Wagtail
© NF Photo 150406

One couple has arrived to Boda Kvarn stream. Last year they did not stay to breed. Will be interesting to see if they stay this season. I hope they will.

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2015/04/04

Fjällvråk - Buteo lagopus - Rough-legged Buzzard

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Fjällvråk - Buteo lagopus - Rough-legged Buzzard
© NF Photo 150403

A temporary guest on it´s way north. Always nice to see.

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2015/03/17