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ZEISS DTI thermal imaging cameras. For more discoveries at night, and during the day.

trondheim

  1. Oevre Leirfoss

    Oevre Leirfoss

    This is the lake where I found the wagtail. It's in the hills above Trondheim. Beautiful, isn't it!
  2. On the rocks

    On the rocks

    After lunch, Ann took me up to the forest above Trondheim. Somebody had put some feeders there so we were hopeful of some nice woodland species. However, sadly, they hadn't been filled (though we did take some feed with us) nothing appeared. We hoped for a return visit one day, but that didn't...
  3. Flight practise

    Flight practise

    .... Mine, not their's LOL Three Common Gulls came flying upstream and I took a series of shots of them, this was the best though, with just the two left. Whites are a bit blown I think in the strong sunshine.
  4. Can Spadge come out to play?

    Can Spadge come out to play?

    This pose just reminded me of a little boy knocking at his friends house to ask if he could come play with him. Taken in the first cemetery on my first day in Norway.
  5. Come on in.....

    Come on in.....

    .... the water's lovely. While most of the gulls appeared to be Common, I did spot this Black-headed enjoying a bathe. Ann kindly explained why it's called Goose Park.... apparently there used to be a restaurant there called The Goose (appears to be "Gsen" in Norwegian).
  6. Upriver

    Upriver

    This is an overall view of Goose Park looking upstream from my picnic area seat. That's another Common Gull flying across. I did spend some time trying to master flight pictures while waiting for Ann to return. Why it's called Goose Park I've no idea.... never saw one LOL
  7. Changing

    Changing

    This eclipse Mallard seems to be developing his fine breeding plumage now. Just wee bits of his pretty green head starting to show through.
  8. Teenagers have trouble rising in the morning

    Teenagers have trouble rising in the morning

    There were many gulls around Goose Park the majority being Common Gulls. This is a juvenile who seemed to be reluctant to get up LOL
  9. Guess they're everywhere!

    Guess they're everywhere!

    .... except I really don't see many (on the ground anyway) here at home. The next day we walked down (notice the down please) into town (as I'd have to do it unaccompanied in a few days so was shown the way). I left Ann to go and make her calls in the various shops and went to the river, an...
  10. Night night

    Night night

    ..... well it had been a busy and exciting day!! This was my first sunset in Trondheim. Taken from my bedroom overlooking the fjiord and harbour. The sunsets were spectacular, hope you agree.
  11. .... and a sort of Lifer

    .... and a sort of Lifer

    This is a White Wagtail, which I've not seen before (at least not identified one). The subspecies we get here is, of course, the Pied Wagtail. It was very distant, and I only thought there was a bird there. The only way I could find it in the viewfinder was by looking for the leaf! After it...
  12. Another life view

    Another life view

    After wandering through the garden, we went through a gate into another very pretty cemetery, with more pine trees. And more views of my so wanted bird. Not the prettiest of the world's birds perhaps, but how much I'd wanted to see one, and I get them in two city centre locations! Birding is...
  13. Wading

    Wading

    Another, just wanting to keep his feet cool was this Hooded Crow. Apparently there are no Carrion Crows in Norway (or at least up that far). These guys are everywhere and much braver than the ones I see.
  14. Bliss

    Bliss

    I quite fancied joining her.... the temperature was in the upper 20's if not into the 30's!!! And I thought Norway was a cool country LOL We'd left the cemetery and were heading for another, that on accessed through this little park. The pond was quite attractive and a draw for a number of birds.
  15. Black with the RGB

    Black with the RGB

    Another bird we found in the cemetery was this Rook. Much less wary of people there than they are where I live!! Thought this one made for a lovely colourful image.
  16. Lifer ticked

    Lifer ticked

    Got there this year and at last I've got to my holiday folder to show you my pictures from Norway. The best part of a day's travelling found me in the care of Ann (Doc Duck) and her husband in the beautiful Norwegian city of Trondheim. My room had a lovely view of some bird feeders and...
  17. Just a hellish day

    Just a hellish day

    Yeah.... Ann took me to Hell so I got my own back and took her picture at the entrance, and you can see she's going down .... down.... (she's taller than me would you believe;)) and she's definitely down under now!:-O This was one of the last pictures I took on my holiday. My other Lifer of...
  18. Off he goes

    Off he goes

    I'm home at last guys.... two days travelling; but shopping done and birds fed. This one a very early picture I took in Trondheim, on my very first day and my trip Lifer.... and I got him in flight!!! How's that then LOL Not bad to get the main target bird and a Lifer on the first morning of...
  19. First night home again

    First night home again

    Not remitted from hospital yet, but out on leave about 20 hours of each day. My first night at home I was captivated by the sunset. Not that I haven't seen hundreds of equally spectacular sunsets over the years here, but it's been months since the last one, so I was captivated. At midsummer...
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