March, 2022

The sunniest March ever with minimal rain/snow and with Spring approaching. An increasing number of larger migratory birds, but the smaller ones have mostly avoided my camera this far.

Mute Swan (Knölsvan, Cygnus olor)

Svartsjö dämme, Färingsö, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/3200s, ISO 1800

Whooper Swan (Sångsvan, Cygnus cygnus)

Svartsjö dämme, Färingsö, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR Z 100-400/4.5- 5.6 VR S + Nikon Z TC-2.0x. Shot at 800mm, f/11, 1/1600s, ISO 7200

Greater White-fronted Goose (Bläsgås, Anser albifrons) – NEW!!!

Svartsjö dämme, Färingsö, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/3200s, ISO 900
Svartsjö dämme, Färingsö, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/3200s, ISO 560
Svartsjö dämme, Färingsö, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR Z 100-400/4.5- 5.6 VR S + Nikon Z TC-2.0x. Shot at 800mm, f/11, 1/1600s, ISO 3200

Greylag Goose (Grågås, Anser anser)

Angarnsrundan, Angarnsjöängens naturreservat, Vallentuna, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/1000s, ISO 900

Hybrid Greylag X Canada goose (Hybrid Grågås X Kanadagås)

Råstasjön, Solna, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/1600s, ISO 900

Canada Goose (Kanadagås, Branta canadensis)

Tisdagsklubben, Laduviken, Nationalstadsparken, Stockholm, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/1600s, ISO 1250

Barnacle Goose (Vitkindad gås, Branta leucopsis)

Judarskogens naturreservat, Bromma, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/1600s, ISO 250

Mallard (Gräsand, Anas platyrhynchos)

Tisdagsklubben, Ulriksdals slott, Nationalstadsparken, Stockholm, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/640s, ISO 560

Eurasian Teal (Kricka, Anas crecca)

Svartsjö dämme, Färingsö, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/1600s, ISO 280
Råstasjön, Solna, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR Z 100-400/4.5- 5.6 VR S + Nikon Z TC-1.4x. Shot at 560mm, f/8, 1/1600s, ISO 3200
Svartsjö dämme, Färingsö, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR Z 100-400/4.5- 5.6 VR S + Nikon Z TC-2.0x. Shot at 800mm, f/11, 1/1600s, ISO 1400

Tufted Duck (Vigg, Aythya fuligula)

Tisdagsklubben, Kaknäs, Nationalstadsparken, Stockholm, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/400s, ISO 200

Common Goldeneye (Knipa, Bucephala clangula)

♂ – Tisdagsklubben, Laduviken, Nationalstadsparken, Stockholm, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/1600s, ISO 1250
♀ – Tisdagsklubben, Laduviken, Nationalstadsparken, Stockholm, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/1600s, ISO 1250

Common Merganser (Storskrake, Mergus merganser)

Tisdagsklubben, Kaknäs, Nationalstadsparken, Stockholm, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/400s, ISO 250

Great Crested Grebe (Skäggdopping, Podiceps cristatus)

Råstasjön, Solna, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR Z 100-400/4.5- 5.6 VR S + Nikon Z TC-1.4x. Shot at 560mm, f/8, 1/1600s, ISO 560

Grey Heron (Gråhäger, Ardea cinerea)

Råstasjön, Solna, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR Z 100-400/4.5- 5.6 VR S + Nikon Z TC-1.4x. Shot at 560mm, f/8, 1/1600s, ISO 1000

White-tailed Eagle (Havsörn, Haliaeetus albicilla)

Angarnsrundan, Angarnsjöängens naturreservat, Vallentuna, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/1000s, ISO 640

Common Buzzard (Ormvråk, Buteo buteo)

Judarskogens naturreservat, Bromma, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/1600s, ISO 720

Eurasian Sparrowhawk (Sparvhök, Accipiter nisus)

This Sparrowhawk was driven into the ground by two crows, and kept there for minutes before it could escape into a shrubbery. When i approached some 20 minutes later, it flew off inte nearby woods.

Svartsjöviken, Färingsö, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/3200s, ISO 2500
Svartsjöviken, Färingsö, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/3200s, ISO 2200
Tisdagsklubben, Stora Skuggan, Nationalstadsparken, Stockholm, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/1600s, ISO 1000

Northern Goshawk (Duvhök, Accipiter gentilis)

…or perhaps antoher Sparrowhawk.

Säfsen, Fredriksberg, Dalarna, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. NIKKOR Z 100-400/4.5- 5.6 VR S. Shot at 400mm, f/7.1, 1/1000s, ISO 64

Black-headed Gull (Skrattmås, Chroicocephalus ridibundus)

Råstasjön, Solna, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. NIKKOR Z 100-400/4.5- 5.6 VR S + Nikon Z TC-1.4x. Shot at 560mm, f/8, 1/1600s, ISO 500

Stock Dove (Skogsduva, Columba oenas)

Tisdagsklubben, Lillsjöängen, Nationalstadsparken, Stockholm, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/1600s, ISO 360
Svartsjö dämme, Färingsö, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR Z 100-400/4.5- 5.6 VR S + Nikon Z TC-2.0x. Shot at 800mm, f/11, 1/1600s, ISO 800

Common Wood Pigeon (Ringduva, Columba palumbus)

Tisdagsklubben, Lillsjöängen, Nationalstadsparken, Stockholm, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 6, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/1600s, ISO 360

Great Spotted Woodpecker (Större hackspett, Dendrocopos major)

Nockebyhov, Bromma, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/1600s, ISO 7200

Eurasian Skylark (Sånglärka, Alauda arvensis)

Svartsjö dämme, Färingsö, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/1600s, ISO 360

Fieldfare (Björktrast, Turdus pilaris)

Tisdagsklubben, Blockhusudden, Nationalstadsparken, Stockholm, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/800s, ISO 450

Common Blackbird (Koltrast, Turdus merula)

♀ – Tisdagsklubben, Ulriksdals slottspark, Nationalstadsparken, Solna, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/640s, ISO 7200
♂ – Judarskogens naturreservat, Bromma, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/1600s, ISO 8000

Eurasian Wren (Gärdsmyg, Troglodytes troglodytes)

Judarskogens naturreservat, Bromma, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/800s, ISO 2800

Marsh Tit (Entita, Poecile palustris)

Tisdagsklubben, Blockhusudden, Nationalstadsparken, Stockholm, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/400s, ISO 8000

Eurasian Nuthatch (Nötväcka, Sitta europaea)

Tisdagsklubben, Ulriksdals slottspark, Nationalstadsparken, Solna, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/400s, ISO 8000

Eurasian Treecreeper (Trädkrypare, Certhia familiaris)

Tisdagsklubben, Ulriksdals slottspark, Nationalstadsparken, Solna, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 6, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/640s, ISO 500

Eurasian Jay (Nötskrika, Garrulus glandarius)

Tisdagsklubben, Ulriksdals slottspark, Nationalstadsparken, Solna, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/640s, ISO 2500

Hooded Crow (Gråkråka, Corvus cornix)

Säfsen, Fredriksberg, Dalarna, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. NIKKOR Z 100-400/4.5- 5.6 VR S. Shot at 100mm, f/4.5, 1/1600s, ISO 360

Common Starling (Stare, Sturnus vulgaris)

Svartsjö dämme, Färingsö, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/3200s, ISO 1600
Tisdagsklubben, Lillsjöängen, Nationalstadsparken, Stockholm, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/1600s, ISO 900

European Goldfinch (Steglits, Carduelis carduelis)

Tisdagsklubben, Blockhusudden, Nationalstadsparken, Stockholm, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR + Nikon TC 14 E III + FTZ adapter. Shot at 700mm, f/8, 1/400s, ISO 450

European Greenfinch (Grönfink, Chloris chloris)

Råstasjön, Solna, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. NIKKOR Z 100-400/4.5- 5.6 VR S + Nikon Z TC-1.4x. Shot at 560mm, f/8, 1/1600s, ISO 720

Hawfinch (Stenknäck, Coccothraustes coccothraustes)

Judarskogens naturreservat, Bromma, March 2022 .

Nikon Z 7 II, handheld. NIKKOR Z 100-400/4.5- 5.6 VR S + Nikon Z TC-1.4x. Shot at 560mm, f/8, 1/1600s, ISO 200

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