Risto's Best Bird Pics

Ducks

Pintail

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Espoo, Finland. 04/2014


Shoveller

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140422-espoo-c3-RISL7110Espoo, Finland. 04/2014.


Goldeneye

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140416-espoo-c3-RISL7058Espoo, Finland 04/2014


Teal

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Wigeon

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Lauttasaari, Helsinki, Finland


Family in flight

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140301-helsinki-c3-RISL5845 (1)Lauttasaari, Helsinki, Finland. Today.


Mute Swans

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140225-helsinki-c3-RISL5576Lauttasaari, Helsinki, Yesterday.


Barnacle Goose

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Lauttasaari, Helsinki, Finland.


Gadwalls

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130428-espoo-c3-RISL2542Suomenoja, espoo, Finland


Shovelers’ Fight

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


Geese and other birds

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130415-espoo-c3-RISL1091Looks that finally winter is giving in!


Swans

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Lauttasaari, Helsinki, Finland.


Mute Swan

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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 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 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 Mute Swan (Cygnus olor, kyhmyjoutsen)

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It is time to sit on a stone and take pics of water birds in Lauttasaari.


Mallards (or Wild Duck , Anas platyrhynchos, heinäsorsa) descending

more pis at http://www.hundredpics.1g.fi/kuvat/

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The day was cold in Suomenlinna, Helsinki.    A few mallards are wintering a long as there is open water.  Picture taken against light shows silhuettes only.


Mute Swan (Cygnus olor, kyhmyjoutsen)

more pics  http://www.hundredpics.1g.fi/kuvat/

Mute swan families are wintering at the Southern Coast where the sea is still open.


Mallards (or Wild Duck , Anas platyrhynchos, heinäsorsa) at -9 C

more pics at http://hundredpics.1g.fi/kuvat/

There are hundreds of mallards still in the capital area even if the winter is getting tough.


Common Eider (Somateria mollissima, haahka)


Common Pochard (Aythya ferina, punasotka)


Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos, heinäsorsa)

Lauttasaari, Helsinki.