A visit to Røst is never disappointing, and a weekend in early June was no exception!
|Puffins (Fratercula arctica) taking off with Razorbills and Guillemots.|
|Razorbill (Torda alca).|
|Harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) with pup.|
|Shags (Phalacrocorax aristotelis)|
|Shag (Phalacrocorax aristotelis)|
|Common gull (Larus canus)|
|Newly fledged Rock Pipit (Anthus petrosus)|
|Arctic Skuas (Stercorarius parasiticus) appears in two color morphs - this|
is a "mixed couple"
|Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)|
|The Whimbrel (Numenia phaeopus)|
|Female Lapland Bunting (Calcarius Lapponicus)|
|Female Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus). The phalaropes have a|
reversed sex roles, where the male take care of the brooding, and the
females are the more colorful birds.
|Røst always come up with surprising birds, and this visit was rewarded|
with no less than three Pectoral Sandpipers (Calidris melanotos)