2014/05/12

A few ones today

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 Svartvit flugsnappare- Ficedula hypoleuca - Pied Flycatcher
They have finally arrived and are looking for a home.

 Fisktärna - Sterna hirundo - Common Tern
It was low pressure and drizzling so all terns and gulls chased at the water surface
 
Sothöna - Fulica atra - Eurasian Coot
That is quite a nest she has created. It is the first time I have seen the Coot with such a visible nest. And there is another one also that has the nest a Horned Grebe used last year.

Rörhöna - Gallinula chloropus - Common Moorhen
The moorhen is shy and hard to spot. But today I was lucky. This one I have seen before and it probably has a mate and nest. Today I also spotted one on the other side of the road so maybe there are two couples. Now I´m looking forward to see chicks. :)


© NF Photo 140512 at Näsnaren and Ö Vingåker

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12 comments:

  1. A good collection of birds. Very nice.

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  2. I especially like the Pied Flycatcher's contrasting plumage.

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  3. Lovely birds but that tern in flight shot i excellent.

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  4. Nice variety of birds. The Pied Flycatcher is cute and I always enjoy the Terns and the Moorhen! Great shots!

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  5. Beautiful photos and wonderful to see the flycatcher.

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  6. Loving that flycatcher! Nice birds around your area. Happy birding!

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  7. Wonderful birds! I particularly love the Pied Flycatcher!

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