Friday, 14 August 2015

Finland & Arctic Norway 2016

We have another new tour for next year, this one to Finland & Arctic Norway. Yep it's an expensive tour but the quality of potential species reads like a "Who's Who" of most wanted European and Western Palearctic birds: Great Grey Owl, Eurasian Pygmy Owl, Eurasian Hawk Owl, Ural Owl, Tengmalm's Owl, Eurasian Eagle Owl, Siberian Tit, Siberian Jay, Capercaillie, Willow Grouse, Hazel Grouse, Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker, Black Woodpecker, Pine Grosbeak, Two-barred Crossbill, White-billed Diver, King Eider, Steller's Eider, Brunnich's Guillemot, Long-tailed Skua, Gyr Falcon......... 

For the full tour itinerary - click here

We are very privileged to be able to showcase Jari Peltomaki's (Finnature) superb photos from this tour:

Black Grouse



Hawk owl

Eurasian Pygmy Owl

Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker

The boat to Hornoya Island

Great Grey Owl is the daddy...!

Hazel Grouse is always tricky to find but Finland gives you multiple chances....

King Eider

Lapland Bunting

Long-tailed Skua

Eurasian Hawk Owl

Northern Red-flanked Bluetail

Pine Grosbeak can sometimes be found at feeding stations

Atlantic Puffin - Hornoya Island

Displaying Ruff

Siberian Jay

Siberian Tit

Smew - one of the most beautiful ducks

Steller's Eider - this might just be better...?

Ural Owl should be staked out....

White-tailed Eagle usually provides great views.

Willow Grouse can be seen at a number of localities

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