There was quite low cloud today but I have high hopes for Golden Eagle here if we get better weather in the coming days. The drive from Oslo took us through some great forest habitat and a male Hazel Grouse (jerpe) sitting in snow by the side of the road was a most welcome if fleeting observation.
|male 2BC (båndkorsnebb)|
|This more distant view shows the white tips to the tertials not visible in the closer picture|
|male Common Crossbill. In addition to lacking the white wing bars its more of an orange red compared to the pink red of the 2BC|