Kviljoodden is one of the best places to observe shorebirds in Vest-Agder. The list of birds seen contains several rare species. Yesterday I only observed more common species, and among them two Dunlins (myrsniper) in their summer plumage.
mandag 18. juni 2012
søndag 17. juni 2012
Loons are right now on the move. Right now Red-throated and Black-throated Loons are the most common species.
Red-throated Loon (Smålom), winter plumage, from Sånumsstranda, Mandal 09 December 2011. The bird was photographed in rain. Note the slender bill.
Black-throated Loon (Storlom), adult and 2K, Nordhasselstranda, Farsund 16 June 2012. The adult bird shoves white at the back, dark throat and a straight bill.
søndag 3. juni 2012
Here are some common and hard to see raptors from Mandal photographed the last years.