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Red-chested Swallow, Ethiopia
The localised Red-chested Swallow was also seen close to the Bale Mountains. János Oláh
Eurasian Pygmy Owl, FINLAND
Usually adult Eurasian Pygmy Owls are difficult to see during breeding season, but we were lucky. Finland & Arctic Norway 2008 (Hannu Jännes).
Atlantic Puffin, FINLAND
Atlantic Puffin as seen in northern Norway on our recent Finland and Arctic Norway tour (Hannu Jännes)
Brunnich's Guillemot, Norway
In northern Norway a visit to the large seabird colony on Hornoy Island is a must. Here Brunnich's Guillemots and a Kittiwake (Hannu Jännes)
Terek Sandpiper, FINLAND
Terek Sandpiper, a very rare breeding bird in Finland, was surprisingly easy to find this year (Hannu Jännes).
Red-flanked Bluetail, FINLAND
Two fine adult male Red-flanked Bluetails were seen on our Finland & Arctic Norway tour in 2008 (Hannu Jännes).
Parrot Crossbill, FINLAND
A gorgeous male Parrot Crossbill as seen on our Finland & Arctic Norway tour in 2008 (Hannu Jännes).
Rock Ptarmigan, Finland
This very tame male Rock Ptarmigan was very easy to find as it was waiting for us in the middle of a trail (Hannu Jännes).
Dotterel was easy to find this year on one of the roadside fjells in northern Finland (Hannu Jännes).
Little Bunting, FINLAND
Little Bunting as seen on our Finland & Arctic Norway tour in 2008 (Hannu Jännes).