The sightings and occasional thoughts of an English birder in Oslo
BIRD GUIDING AROUND OSLO
Tuesday, 21 February 2012
Birding was confined to a walk along the upper part of Akerselva in Oslo today. A single Dipper and a Goosander with some bread-eating Mallards were the highlights. On a warm, sunny day there was a lot of activity from the tits with song and display and much chasing of rival birds. Maybe spring is about to spring?
Here you can why Goosander is one of the "sawbill" ducks along with Red-breasted Merganser and Smew