Another trip down to fair Österlen via Alvesta. Spring is still late, but a number of late migrants started to arrive on the last days.
Tag: Gravand (Tadorna tadorna; Common shelduck)
A chilly Spring this year. I started attending a second Tuesday (early morning) club, out on the Mälarö islands (MOF in photo captions below). We also had a short visit to the island of Gotland over Easter. But now it’s time to start packing for the trip down to the Österlen in the south of Sweden for the next two weeks.
2021-08-19–09-04 Österlen (& Kronoberg)
nd Bergqvara gård outside Växjö as well as Äspet (Åhus), Hallamölla vattenfall (Brösarp), Norrekås, Gislövshammar and Brantevik.
This post is dominated by our trip to island of Gotland, southeast of Stockholm. I’m not happy about the quality of the photos in general, blaming the often long distance, the hot weather (heat haze) and strong sun. I shoulld of course have been out early or late instead of mid day. That said, six new X’s was nice to achieve.
Another two week trip down to Brantevik via Alvesta. Our first week was mainly chilly, windy wet, but the weather picked up and the next batch of migratory birds started to arrive. I’m especially happy for getting good images of the Nightingale.
May 2020 – Småland; Österlen and; Gusum
A road trip took us southward for a week in Brantevik, Österlen with short visits in Alvesta and Gusum. We kept our social distancing, except for the birds of course.
002 – Gäss (Geese)
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)