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Eagles in Estonia - by Ann Dahlberg

Thursday, March 21st, 2013 Posted in Eastern Europe | 7 Comments »

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Winter is still holding a tight grip on Estonia and I am prepared for -25 degrees with many layers on. I have been invited by Estonian Nature Tours to South Eastern Estonia to experience and photograph White-tailed Eagles together with ...

Magnus Elander - Andorra

Thursday, October 1st, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

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Andorra is steep mountains and narrow valleys. Highest peak is 3,000 metres.The principality is, however, just a small dot in the Pyrenées and the size equals a square 22 x 22 km. Wildlife is mostly upstairs and urban activities are ...

Pål Hermansen - The Burren, Ireland

Thursday, August 13th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized, Western Europe | 3 Comments »

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The Burren, June 7-8 and 13-15 The Burren has a reputation among naturalists, hikers and climbers as a very special place.  Located in Co Clare in the central western part of Ireland, it’s a naked limestone landscape with fissures and holes ...

Daniel Bergmann - The Gyrfalcon of Northern Iceland II

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 9 Comments »

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The sounds around me are truly amazing. I close my eyes and allow the attention to focus on the orchestra of bird sounds that fill the air outside the hide I’m sitting in. The call of the Golden Plover, trilling of ...

Daniel Bergmann - The Gyrfalcon of Northern Iceland

Monday, June 15th, 2009 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

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I'm about to embark on a Wild Wonders of Europe mission in Northern Iceland and the target is the Gyrfalcon, the largest and most northerly of the world's falcons. To prepare for my mission I did a scouting trip in April ...

Staffan Widstrand - Montejo de la Vega, Castilla y León, Spain

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

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Intense death, stinking gore and vivid life – Vulture blog number one from Montejo de la Vega, Castilla y León, Spain At first it looks more like Africa. Over the steep, rocky cliffs, there is a cloud of huge vultures soaring in ...

Juan Carlos Muñoz - Red Kites, Wales, UK.

Monday, February 9th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized, Western Europe | 4 Comments »

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Rhayader. Mid-Wales. Snowfall and a black and white landscape. Probably this is the most unknown area of Wales but is the home of the symbol of Welsh wildlife: the red kite. Right now this national symbol is flying over me… Around ...

Magnus Elander – Torla, Spain II

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

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In the late afternoon of Nov 8 we continued to the high Pyrenees and the Parque Nacional de Ordesa. Julian Gayarre had arranged accommodation in the city of Torla at an altitude of 1005 metres. After a very late (normal ...

Staffan Widstrand - Oulanka NP, Finland – real Taiga forest in autumn colours

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

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A week in Oulanka National Park - a World Heritage site and a PAN Park - is an almost holy experience. To walk slowly through a forest that is not managed and that is not being harvested at all. Just ...