BIRD GUIDING AROUND OSLO

Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Ribbehauk

Birding today was limited to a whistle stop Tour de Maridalen. Only sighting of note was an immature male Goshawk (hønsehauk) feeding on the side of pork. I saw it from about 50m away flapping its wings to keep on the meat but as I came closer and tried to take a picture it flew off. The passerines in the area didn't seem scared by its presence as Bullfinches (dompap), tits and a Great Spotted Woodpecker (flaggspett) appeared immediately it left.

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