I am fortunate to have fieldwork here every year in late June, as a part of Norwegian Institute for Nature Research's (NINA) terrestrial monitoring of Øvre Dividalen National Park. In between the fieldwork it is always time to go out with the camera.
|Long-tailed Skuas (Stercorarius longicaudus) inhabit the higher alpine areas|
surrounding the valley.
|The Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica) was busy feeding its young in the cold |
weather. Luckily there where plenty of Automnal Moth caterpillars.
|Redving (Turdus iliacus)|
|Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)|
|Female Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula) on a small pond.|
|Waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus)|
|Young Northern Hawk-owls (Surnia ulula) where sitting like little trolls in|
|The adult Hawk-owl watched me very carefully!|