An unusually warm April got me out in nature a lot. Temperatures peaked at 20C, but now at the end of the month there is sleet. Here in Sweden we are encouraged to enjoy nature, despite the Corona virus, but to keep social distance – perfect for birding. The Tuesday club has been postponed, as has all other events.
Another almost snow free winter with mild temperatures. Now, in March, I have started visiting the bird areas that are a bit more remote (but still in the wider Stockholm area). The early migrants are starting to appear.
Hybrid Grågås / Kanadagås
Grågås (Anser anser; Greylag goose)
Kanadagås (Branta canadensis; Canada goose)
Vitkindad gås (Branta leucopsis; Barnacle goose)
Gravand (Tadorna tadorna; Common shelduck)
Nilgås (Alopochen aegyptiaca; Egyptian goose)