Natur

Common Goldeneye – Bucephala clangula

Kvinand
A Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula) male swimming in the River Nidelven, Nidarø – Trondheim, Norway. This drake is looking for a female!
Nikon D4 using Nikon’s AF-S Nikkor 600mm f/4G ED VR on a Redged RTC-332 With a Redged RWC-3 swinghead pro.
My contribution to:  «Wild Bird Wednesday» - «The Bird D’pot»  -  «Saturday’s Critters»


Mandarin Duck – Male (Aix galericulata)

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A rare visit in Nidarø – Trondheim, two male Mandarin Ducks. Mandarinand (1)
Lovely colors, - it looks almost artificial!
My contribution to: «Mandarin Orange Monday»  -   «Wild Bird Wednesday»  – «The BIRD D’pot»
Nikon D4 using Nikon’s AF-S Nikkor 300/4.0 D IF-ED, hand-held camera.


Caught In Action

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A White-tailed Eagle caught in action. (-click on image to enlarge-) A great «Fisherman», indeed!
My contribution to: «The BIRD D’pot»  -  «Wild Bird Wednesday»
Nikon D4 using Nikon’s AF-S Nikkor 300/4.0 D IF-ED, handheld camera, standing in a moving boat.


«You’ve Got The Look»

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From a trip to Flatanger – Norway. A White Tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) has got the look!
My contribution to:  «Wild Bird Wednesday»  -  «The BIRD D’Pot»
Nikon D4 using Nikon’s AF-S Nikkor 300/4.0 D IF-ED from a moving boat.


Essaouira – Mogador – Morocco

Essaouira
Essaouira (Mogador) Morocco. Photo taken at the fortress.
My contribution to: «Ein Stück Himmel» - «Sky Watch Friday»
Nikon D700 using Nikon’s AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED at 14mm.


Moroccan Sky

Morocco Sky
My contribution to:   «Ein Stück Himmel»  -   «Sky Watch Friday»  -  «Blue Monday»


«The Figurhead»

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A Moroccan seagull acting as a figurehead on the bow! Agadir – Morocco.
Nikon D700 using Nikon’s AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f2.8G ED, hand-held camera.
My contribution to:  «Wild Bird Wednesday» -  «The BIRD D’pot» -  «My Sky» - «Sky Watch Friday» -  «Blue Monday» -  «Ein Stück Himmel»


A Windy Day

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A Golden Eagle at a windy day, Flatanger – Norway.
My contribution to:   «Wild Bird Wednesday»  -   «The BIRD D’pot»
Nikon D4 using Nikon’s AF-S Nikkor 600mm f/4G ED VR on a Redged RWC-3 swinghead pro. Photo taken at a photohide.


Common Eider – Somateria mollissima

Ærfugl
Common Eiders, male and female flirting or..?  Straumen – Inderøy, Norway.
Nikon D4 using Nikon’s AF-S Nikkor 300/4.0 D IF-ED with Nikon AF-S Teleconverter TC-14E II 1.4x, hand-held camera!
My contribution to: «Blue Monday» -  «Wild Bird Wednesday» -  «The BIRD D’pot»


Fighting For Food

Fighting for food
Experimenting with the shutter speed. I do like the effect. European Herring Gulls are fighting for their food!
Nikon D4 using Nikon’s AF-S Nikkor 300/4.0 D IF-ED hand-held camera in a moving boat at Flatanger, – Norway.
My contribution to:  «Wild Bird Wednesday» -  «The BIRD D’pot» -  «NF-Abstract»


May Your Dreams Soar Like An Eagle!

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I wish you all a Happy New Year!
A White Tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) in flight  (Click on image to enlarge!)
Nikon D4 using Nikon’s AF-S Nikkor 300 f/4.0 D IF-ED, hand-held camera from a moving boat! Flatanger – Norway with Ole Martin Dahle as the local guide!
My contribution to:  «Wild Bird Wednesday» -  «My Sky» -  «Sky Watch Friday» -  «The BIRD D’pot»


Yellow River

Yellow River
It may look like liquid gold. The sky is using the river Gaula as a Mirror.
My contribution to:  «Weekend Reflections» -  «Mandarin Orange Monday» - «Monday Mellow Yellows
Nikon D4 using Nikon’s AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f2.8G ED, hand-held camera at the Valdum bridge!


The Fight

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A White Tailed Eagle with a just-caught fish and another who would like the catch. Close to a fight but the intruder gave up…
Nikon D4 using Nikon’s Nikkor AF-S 300/4.0 D IF-ED taking pictures of eagles from a moving boat at Flatanger – Norway.
My contribution to:  «Wild Bird Wednesday» - «My Sky» - «Sky Watch Friday» - «The BIRD D’pot» -  «Blue Monday»


Love This Food

Elsker kaffe
A juvenile European Herring Gull is looking for food. Ole Martin Dahle is the right person to ask!
We were out looking for White Tailed Eagles..
Nikon D700 using Nikon’s AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f2.8G ED, hand-held camera standing in a moving boat.  My contribution to: «The BIRD D’pot» - «Blue Monday» -  «Wild Bird Wednesday»


The River Gaula

Gaula
Photo taken last Sunday afternoon at the bridge Valdum, Lundamo – Norway.
My contribution to:  «My Sky» -  «Sky Watch Friday» -  «Weekend Reflections» - «Mandarin Orange Monday»
Nikon D4 using Nikon’s AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED, hand-held camera!


F… Off!

Eating
This grub is mine!
A Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) at Flatanger, Norway. Photo taken from a photo-hide!
My contribution to:  «Wild Bird Wednesday» -  «The BIRD D’pot»
Nikon D4 using Nikon’s AF-S Nikkor 600mm f/4G ED VR on a Redged RWC-3 swinghead pro.


Hunting High And Low

Gråmåke
Always looking for food, high or low range…
A juvenile European Herring Gull at Flatanger, Norway.
My contribution to:  «Wild Bird Wednesday» - «The BIRD D’pot» -  «My Sky» -  «Ein Stück Himmel» -  «Sky Watch Friday»
Nikon D4 using Nikon’s AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VRII, hand-held camera in a moving boat!
-(click on image to enlarge)-


Golden Eagle And Slick Magpie

Kongeørn (1)
Photo was taken from a photo-hide in Flatanger, Nord Trøndelag – Norway.
My contribution to:  «The BIRD D’pot» -  «Wild Bird Wednesday»
-(click twice on image to enlarge)-
Nikon D4 using Nikon’s AF-S Nikkor 600mm f/4G ED VR and Redged RTC-332 with Redged RWC-3 swinghead pro.


A Farewell To Autumn

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My contribution to:  «My Sky» -  «Ein Stück Himmel» -  «Sky Watch Friday»
Nikon D4 using Nikon’s AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f2.8G ED, hand-held camera.


The Red Light District

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A red boathouse gives reflections into the sea and makes this great effect. An adult drake (Common Eider) in «The Red Light District».
My contribution to:  «The BIRD D’Pot» - «Mandarin Orange Monday» -  «Wild Bird Wednesday»
Nikon D4 using Nikon’s Nikkor AF-S 300/4.0 D IF-ED with a Nikon AF-S Teleconverter TC-14E II x1.4, hand-held camere, Straumen – Inderøy, Norway.


White Tailed Eagle – Flatanger

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Photos taken today.  -(click on image to enlarge)-
White tail eagle (2)
A great experience taking photos from a moving boat! -(click on image to enlarge)-
My contribution to:  «The BIRD D’pot» -  «Wikd Bird Wednesday»
Hand-held camera from a moving boat.


«I Know Where You Live…»

Gull juv
…is that what this juvenile is trying to say? -(click on image to enlarge)-
Nikon D4 using Nikon’s Nikkor AF-S 300/4.0 D IF-ED and teleconverter Nikon AF-S TC-14 E II, hand-held camera in a moving boat!
My contribution to: «Wild Bird Wednesday» - «The BIRD D’pot»


A Cloudy Sky

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For just a few seconds the light was very special..
Nikon D4 using Nikon’s AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f2.8G ED, hand-held camera.
My contribution to:  «My Sky» - «Ein Stück Himmel» -  «Sky Watch Friday»


Cutting The Sky

Blue Sky
A plane cuts the blue sky with its contrail, Drageid Osen. -(click on image to enlarge)-
Nikon D4 using Nikon’s AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f2.8G ED, hand-held camera.
My contribution to:  «My Sky» -  «Ein Stück Himmel» -  «Sky Watch Friday»


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