2011/05/24

Svarthakedopping- Podiceps auritus - Horned Grebe

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Isn´t it gorgeous? Showing off it´s "horns"

Svarthakedopping som ruvar - Podiceps auritus - Horned Grebe in its nest
NF Photo 110521 at Ö Vingåkers viltvatten

As we are supposed to report every Horned grebe and its actions this season I keep a closer watch on them. There are now 4 nests in that wetland. Two are rather well hidden and two are open and quite close to traffic. The first pair has been sitting on eggs for about two weeks now. Maybe it is soon time for hatching. I have no information of how long they sit.
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17 comments:

  1. Den är verkligen så himla vacker .. tänk .. vi har ju faktiskt en massa vackra färggranna fåglar här i Sverige också .. man behöver inte åka utomlands för att få se sånt .. har jag upptäckt :)

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  2. He sure is great, and great photo!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  3. A real beuty! i would love to see one! But I dont think they come up here....

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  4. Wow, I love that first show of the Horned grebe. What a hairdo!

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  5. WOW is right! Beautiful captures of the Grebe!

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  6. Thanks for showing why this bird got its name :-) great photo!

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  7. Hvor finner du slike fugler? Herlige - spesielt den første!

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  8. Maria. Den kanske inte finns hos dig. :( Men sök i småvatten.

    Thankd everybody.

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  9. Ja det var då som själva tusan .. att den förbaskade blåsten inte kan ge sig .. istället verkar den ju öka för varje dag istället.. nu får man se .. i morgon ..torsdag.. skulle det visst bli lugnare.. men det får vi väl se då :)

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  10. Outstanding sighting and captures of a very interesting looking bird! Sure hope all the nests are successful.

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  11. En fantastisk vakker fugl. Takk for at du delte den med oss.

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  12. This is an amazing bird! It will be fun watching these nests in the next few weeks. I wonder what the little ones will look like? Keep up the good work!

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  13. A lovely bird to see many thanks for sharing.

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  14. What a beauty! Great shots!

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  15. AnonymousMay 27, 2011

    Jättehäftiga fåglar!

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  16. AnonymousMay 27, 2011

    Anonoym är = Lilsdolls!

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  17. Varför använder du inte Namn/webbadress istället? Om inte Google vill vara med.

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