Saturday, 24 November 2018

Pygmy Owl

Friday was properly cold. Mid-morning in Maridalen and the thermometer in the car showed -11C. Maridalsvannet is too deep to freeze over so quickly but Østensjøvannet was 99% frozen when I drove past. There was no real sign of any cold weather movement of birds but in Maridalen a very hungry looking Pygmy Owl was hunting from wires in the middle of the day and may well have been finding things tough.

Somebody visited the King Eider in a boat on Thursday (see my previous post) and you can click here to see what it really looks like now.

Pygmy Owl (spurveugle) 

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