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  • The first longer bike trip

    The weather has been sunny and the snow is gone. The floods have been typical although there was plenty of snow in winter. It hasn’t rained for ages and the floods start to vanish. Last week I finally had time for birdwatching. On Monday morning 15th of April I went to look for the Rook once again in the Kujala area. I found one right away and continued straight to…

  • Return of winter

    It has been a quiet week because of the recurring of wintry weather. I mean, there is not so much new migratory birds around. There are lots of Chaffinches though and they really make a noise in the mornings. Geese have totally disappeared from my patch. I went to looking for the Rook once again in the rubbish dump area. I did not find any. What a rarity in this…

  • April

    Some may think that I have plenty of time to shoot the videos, but my time for birdwatching and photography is very limited nowadays, and it sucks! Actually I have learned to be effective when allocating time for family life, work and being out in the nature. Lately I’ve been birdwatching only near to my patch. Last week, 3rd of April the wind blowed from south so I took some…

  • Early Spring Ambiance

    Finally I have been able to cycle to work on a regular basis. I have done some short trips to birding sites when driving to work and back. There is still only a small numbers of migrants in this area. I went so see if there was any Rooks amongst the Hooded Crows in the Kujala rubbish tip. I didn’t find any but I saw the Herring gull though –…

  • Still more snow

    I still had some flu this week and I was birding only in my patch. There were no migrants yet around my patch. In fact, we got some more snow. Grey-headed woodpeckers and Black woodpeckers are having a noise and some Goldfinches have come to the hoods. It takes two weeks or so, then we’ll see the first migrants here. Olin vielä toipilaana flunssan jälkeen, enkä retkeillyt kuluneen viikon aikana…