Photo-A-Day: April 27th 2017

As well as the screech of gulls (which seems like a very appropriate collective noun) that we encountered the other day there were quite a few other birds out and about. The one pictured being one of them. I suspected at the time that they were foraging, either for nest building materials or for food.

Photo-A-Day: April 26th 2017

This morning we again walked past the area where there were so many seagulls yesterday. And there were quite a bunch of them today too. Not quite as many, but still several. I’m not quite sure what is suddenly so appealing about that patch of grass that they’ve all decided to flock around there.

Photo-A-Day: April 15th 2017

Here you can see a rare photo of the little-known mosaic bird. The mosaic bird is in fact such an endangered species that it is the only of its kind. Native to this one teeny tiny corner of Finland the mysterious mosaic bird is an expert at standing very still when anyone is watching. Scientists…

Photo-A-Day: April 2nd 2017

Hello, birdie! This bird was a bit closer when we first spotted it, but by the time I’d got my camera out it had hopped further away. I zoomed in as much as my lense allows to take this picture. Ideally I would have moved towards it for a better picture, but it was already…