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Our blog will give you an idea of what birding in Norway can be like, and what Tringa Birding is up to throughout the year.

  • Glimpse of the northern spring

    Glimpse of the northern spring

    This spring has been very restless with travelling between north and south, but it has been quite a few interesting things to report from Nordland during the short stays in March, April and early May. To start with the highlight so far; driving northward 9th May we did a brief stop at Engasjyen in Mo i…

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  • Gulls, gulls, gulls…

    Gulls, gulls, gulls…

    Back in the days a herring gull was a herring gull. Not anymore! Our visit to southern Norway this spring gave the opportunity to study closely some of the rarer species in the country. An adult yellow-legged gull (Larus michahellis) has settled in inland Hamar, where it seems to have paired up with a lesser…

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  • April in the south

    April in the south

    Despite rather cold weather and slow migration, the early spring weeks in southern Norway had some highlights. The biggest one was no doubt a Yankee: a sandhill crane decided to visit Lista the two first weeks of April, and was surely worth a drive down to the very south! Great Northern Divers are still around…

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  • Summing up winter in Lofoten

    Summing up winter in Lofoten

    The period from February to mid-March was what we call a normal winter in the Lofoten region, without the big highlights. Iceland gulls occurred in moderate numbers – here an adult from Andenes. Adult and 2cy Iceland gulls from Henningsvær. Adult Iceland gull from Røst. White-tailed eagle winter in three-figured numbers in Lofoten, and we…

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