Looking for birds a rainy day

Last friday was one of those boring days. Grey and rain now and then. Did not have much to do so took the car for a trip around the area. And.. you know what? I did find some goodies.I had a difficult time to choose among these and the post before it. I am rather proud of the Northern Wheatears I posted in there. If you have time, maybe you like to take a look.

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Svarthakedopping som ruvar - Podiceps auritus - Horned Grebe in its nest

Knipa, dununge - Bucephala clangula - Common Goldeneye, juvie
There was  a lot of these guys. They seemed to have a lot of fun. Hard to catch though. :)

Sothöna - Fulica atra - Eurasian Coot
The Coot also had a lot of chicks, they look so funny with the red heads. 

Törnskata, hane - Lanius collurio - Red-backed Shrike, male
This Shrike was sitting overlooking a clear-cut in the forest.
  NF Photo 100611 Katrineholm area
BPW 94

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  1. those horned grebes are crazy beautiful!

  2. Great photos, my favorite is also the Horned Grebe on the nest. Awesome!

  3. I especially like the Horned Grebe on its nest. It was a very nice way to spend a gray day.

  4. beautiful photo;and nice blog; bravo

  5. I am a bit surprised no body mentions the chicks?

  6. I love the babies!!! They are so cute. :)

    We don't have birds like these around here. It's nice to see something different.

  7. Nä men herre jisses .. vilka bilder ..de går ju rakt in i hjärtat ..underbara :D

  8. yes, this grebe is a beauty


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