Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Wings on Wednesday...Barnacle Goose

Seen on Suomenlinna Island near Helsinki on August 25, 2011. Barnacle Geese began nesting in Finland in the 1970s and their Summer population now numbers over 10,000. They're quite small, about the same size as a Cackling Goose.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Wings on Wednesday...Hooded Crow

Hooded Crows were quite common in every country on my trip. The top photo is from the harbor area in Tallinn, Estonia and the other two are from a park in Stockholm.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Wings on Wednesday...White Wagtail

I saw a lot of White Wagtail while I was on my trip, they were very common, especially where there were rock outcroppings. The first and last photos were taken on Suomenlinna Island near Helsinki, Finland and the other two were taken in the harbor area in Tallinn, Estonia.

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Green Woodpecker

While I was birding on Djurgården Island in Stockholm, Sweden on August 30 I saw this Green Woodpecker (Picus viridis).