Risto's Best Bird Pics

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Landing Gadwalls

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Gadwalls

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Shovelers’ Fight

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130430-espoo-c3-RISL2709SSuomenoja bird Paradise, Espoo, Finland.


Swans

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Lauttasaari, Helsinki, Finland.


Fieldfare

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Fiying Fieldfare, shooted by my new EOS1-D X.


Siberian Jay

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These friendly birds will approach you soon as you step in to the woods in Lapland. If you do not have anything to feed them with they will disappear quickly, too.


The White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)

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A young bird, Lauttaaari, Helsinki, Finland. Shot by my new Canon EOS1-D X and EF 500/4.


Eider

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Lauttasaari, Helsinki, Finland.


Playing Terns

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I was watching the birds at Kaitalahti Espoo, Finland.  I tried to shoot the bird when it hits water.  I did not succeed this time but found a pair of terns playing in air.


The Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus, silkkiuikku)

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Kaitalahti, Espoo, Finland.


The Black Grouses or Blackgame (Lyrurus tetrix, teeri) in displays

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Paltamo, Kainuu, Finland. Shoot from a hide on a swamp.


Siskin Female (Carduelis spinus, vihervarpunen)

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In Paltamo, Kainuu, Central- Eastern Finland.


The Common Gull or Mew Gull (Larus canus, kalalokki)

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They are so cute! Lauttasaari, Helsinki, Finland.


The Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus, meriharakka)

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Lauttasaari, Helsinki, Finland


The Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus, naurulokki)

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It looks so nice!  Suomenoja, Espoo, Finland.


The Gadwall (Anas strepera, harmaasorsa) in Golden Water

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I usually publish only fresh pics. Here is an exception, taken 2005-04-05 in Suomenoja, Espoo, Finland.


The Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus, silkkiuikku)

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Lauttasaari, Helsinki, Finland.


The Long-tailed Duck or Oldsquaw (Clangula hyemalis, alli) and The Common Eider (Somateria mollissima, haahka)

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There are hundreds of these birds at Lauttasaari, Helsinki, Finland.


The Mute Swan (Cygnus olor, kyhmyjoutsen)

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Here is still limited area of free water and swans flock in the same places.  Lauttasaari, Helsinki, Finland.


The Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus, naurulokki))

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They are back! Lauttasaari, Helsinki, Finland.


The Mallard or Wild Duck (Anas platyrhynchos, heinäsorsa)

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May be wild duck but in fact eats from hand here. Lauttasaari, Helsinki, Finland.


The Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula, telkkä)

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Lauttasaari, Helsinki, Finland.


The Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula, telkkä)

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The boys  are flirting a bit.


The Common Merganser (North American) or Goosander (Eurasian) (Mergus merganser, isokoskelo)

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He caught a fish and she looks pretty enthusiastic about it.  Lauttasaari, Helsinki, Finland.