April 27, 2017

Eurasian Tree Sparrow [pilfink]

I can't recall I've ever seen tree sparrows around the house. But a couple of weeks back, we noticed a pair at our feeding station. And they are still here! Hedegärde, Uddevalla, on April 27, 2017.

Pentax K50, ISO 400, 300mm, f/7.1, 1/800. 

April 22, 2017

European Blue Tit [blåmes]

I guess some would regard this pic as failed, but I rather like it. It was Anders who found and captured this cute blue tit. Maltes stig, Saltkällan, on April 22, 2017.

Pentax K50, ISO 400, 300mm, f/9, 1/320. 

Canada Goose [kanadagås]

Synchronized. Maltes stig, Saltkällan, on April 22, 2017.

Pentax K50, ISO 100, 300mm, f/7.1, 1/800. 

Hooded Crow [kråka]

As true opportunists, crows thrive everywhere. This one was hoping to steal a snack from a picknick party on the beach. Maltes stig, Saltkällan, on April 22, 2017.

Pentax K50, ISO 200, 300mm, f/7.1, 1/800.

April 07, 2017

Common Buzzard [ormvråk]

A pair of buzzards kept us company today. Ödsmål, on April 7 2017.

Pentax K50, ISO 200, 300mm, f/14, 1/640. 

March 30, 2017

Common Eider [ejder]

The population of eiders have decreased in recent years, and it is no longer common to come upon a large group like this. But just look at those colors, aren't they beautiful? Lyckorna, Uddevalla, on March 30, 2017.

Pentax K50, ISO 200, 300mm, f/10, 1/320. 

Pentax K50, ISO 200, 300mm, f/10, 1/320. 

March 25, 2017

Lesser Spotted Woodpecker [mindre hackspett]

The lesser spotted woodpecker is not very common in Sweden, in fact this is my third. And I almost missed this one altogether … Maltes stig, Saltkällan, on March 25, 2017.

Pentax K50, ISO 400, 300mm, f/7.1, 1/800.

Pentax K50, ISO 400, 300mm, f/7.1, 1/800.

Mute Swan [knölsvan]

Some birds really go to extremes avoiding having their pictures taken, don't they? Maltes stig, Saltkällan, on March 25, 2017.

Pentax K50, ISO 100, 300mm, f/14, 1/500.

Eurasian Nuthatch [nötväcka]

They are busy now, the nuthatches, preparing for nesting. Maltes stig, Saltkällan, on March 25, 2017.

Pentax K50, ISO 100, 300mm, f/5.8, 1/640.

March 18, 2017

Great Tit [talgoxe]

A bit of a drama at the feeding station, the peanuts are highly valued by both great and blue tits. Älje-Porsen nature reserve, Uddevalla, on March 16, 2017.



Pentax K50, ISO 800, 300mm, f/5.8, 1/400.