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2022 The Year That Was component II

2022 The Year That Was component II

Although I was really pleased with just how springtime had
been it was the fall as well as very early wintertime that were the actual emphasize of my birding


Complying with custom, although one that was not
complied with in 2021, the majority of July was invested at the cabin over the Polar circle
in Bodø. I had a couple of journeys to the bird abundant Klungsett arm however fell short to discover
anything as well amazing this year among the numerous numerous molting ducks. A.
Black-winged Pratincole had actually been located simply a kilometre from the cabin 3.
weeks before my getting here as well as was last seen the previous day which was really galling.

Orchids as well as butterflies maintained me inhabited however as well as.
I included 4 searched for frozen butterfly types to my checklist plus on the drive.
house Beauty which have to be the utmost Norwegian butterfly.

Back in Oslo we saw Freya the walrus prior to she was.
shot … as well as at the end of the month we took care of one more Beitostølen journey where.
butterflies once more headed the expense. (I ought to most likely create an article committed to my butterfly year)

The really last day of July provided me the very first.
evidence of effective reproduction of Little Ringed Plovers at Maridalsvannet as well as an.
grown-up Arctic Tern as well as adolescent Ruff made sure indicators of fall flow.

apollo butterfly
Freya the walrus

grown-up Arctic Tern (rødnebbterne) Maridalsvannet
grown-up as well as adolescent Little Ringed Plover (dverglo) Maridalsvannet
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adolescent Ruff (brushane) Maridalsvannet


The very first week of August was not also ended up when.
I scored my 3rd Maridalen as well as very first Oslo tick of the year in the kind of a.
adolescent Black Tern. I got on adult tasks when it was located however good luck was.
with me as well as I efficiently jerked it at night.

The actual emphasize of the month was recording the.
Tape-recorded reproduction of Leisure activities in the Dale with 2 young fledging as well as.
giving weeks of amusement.

my very first Black Tern (svartterne) in Oslo

adolescent Leisure activities (lerkefalk)


The month began with my very first remain at Shop Færder.
Bird Observatory with Halvard H as well as regardless of there being no rarities it was a.
terrific journey as well as one I want to repeat. Rising near to moving waders.
was maybe the emphasize although an out of environment Bearded Tit was the rarest.

juv Little Job (dvergsnipe)

juv Sanderling (sandløper)

Mid month shivering provided me amazing experiences.
with adolescent Pallid Harrier as well as Red-footed Falcon however this all faded right into.
insignificance on 21 September 2022 when lastly I included Dunlin to my Maridalen.
checklist with not simply one however a group of 3 birds along with a Ringed Plover.

juv Red-footed Falcon (aftenfalk)

juv Pallid Harrier (steppehauk)

my very first Dunlin (myrsnipe) in Maridalen along with a Ringed Plover (sandlo)

At the end of the month (as well as with the fall) I.
began making use of the thermal imager I got as a 50
th birthday celebration.
existing as well as located that Jack Snipe are much citizen than we understood!

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The month finished with a couple of days on Røst. I had actually been.
intending on reacquainting myself with Værøy however scenarios implied a last.
minute modification of island. I showed up a number of days far too late to see the.
Two-barred Greenish Warbler that had actually been located in the week prior however I was.
really pleased with Olive-backed Pipit, Yellow-browed Warbler as well as Gyr Falcon.

Yellow-browed Warbler (gulbrynsanger)

Olive-backed Pipit (sibirpiplerke)

grown-up Gyr Falcon (jaktfalk)


After Røst I was directly as much as Beitostølen for my.
second late fall go to there as well as although there were no uncommon birds it was.
great to hang around with Sibe Jays once more. Heading house a message from Halvard.
informed me to a Stonechat he had actually located in the Dale which was properly jerked.
at sunset

Sibe Jay (lavskrike)

My only correct seawatch of the fall provided me an extremely.
remote Sabs Gull however it was not the fall for great deals of sea gazing. Owls on the.
various other hand revealed as well as Per Christian as well as I once more had a wonderful night with.
Tengmalm’s Owl on the side of Oslo as well as Pygmy Owls likewise ended up being a function in the.

Tengmalm’s Owl (perleugle)

Pygmy Owl (spurveugle)

Rarest bird as well as most frustrating was Oslo’s very first Dusky.
Warbler which I located at Østensjøvannet however which never ever permitted itself to be.
photographed. This was a lifer.

Evening journeys with the thermal imager exposed fairly.
a couple of Woodcock still in Maridalen however no searching owls which was my actual hope.

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Woodcock (rugde)


Bearded Tits at Fornebu in November as well as a woman.
Grey-headed Woodpecker revealed well sometimes as did a fantastic Kingfisher.

women Grey-headed Woodpecker (gråspett)

close Kingfisher (isfugl)

Shock of the year was maybe a Ural Owl that was.
located at 2 websites in Oslo as well as permitted itself to be appreciated as well as was my 3rd.
Oslo tick of the year.

Ural Owl (slagugle)

Mid month I saw Jæren for some birding as well as a.
birders Xmas supper as well as Firecrest as well as Stonechats headed the expense.

Firecrest (rødtoppfuglekonge)

a (assumed) crossbreed Mallard x Gadwall along with a women Wigeon

Stonechat (svartstrupe)


December is not a month when you anticipate to discover a.
unusual warbler however Fornebu supplied me with a Hume’s Fallen leave Warbler which was.
conveniently my bird of the year. I located it on December 5 th as well as it.
endured a number of weeks regardless of snow as well as -15 C however at some point appeared to yield.
Remarkably 2 tristis Chiffchaffs were likewise located as well as another person Hume’s a kilometer.
away. Fornebu had great deals of various other limited birds as well as I have to confess to virtually.
ignoring the Dale.

Hume’s Fallen leave Warbler (blekkbrynsanger) in the snow(*) as well as saving warmth with a tristis Chiffchaff a pair of days prior to the last discovery of either bird(*) A Hawk Owl made me drive half a hr from Oslo.
apart from that I was really material with maintaining it regional.(*)



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