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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.

  • 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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  • A short trip to the south-west

    A short trip to the south-west

    After ten freezing cold days with loads of snow, we took off for a long weekend at Jæren – the south-westrn corner of Norway – that tempted with temperatures above zero and snow-free conditions. Despite quite heavy winds and frequent showers, it offered some great birding. One of our first encounters was a beautiful great…

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  • Ice cold start of 2024

    Ice cold start of 2024

    We always start a new year with some kind of bird-race – who will find the most species in the first weeks of January? This year has been extremely slow in South-eastern Norway, as the new year started with temperatures down to minus 20 degrees Celsius and heavy snowfall. A lot of the wintering birds…

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