30 September 2014


A family of oystercatchers,
Töölönlahti, Helsinki 1.8.2014.

Click on the photos for a bigger view.
You can see that the young bird in the first photo 
still has some baby feathers left in the neck area.

I'm linking to Wild Bird Wednesday.

Blo-Ma: thistle


Thistles, 16.6.2013

Some might consider thistles a weed,
but I think they're beautiful.

I'm linking to Blo-Ma.

29 September 2014

Pink hellebores

Pink hellebores or Christmas roses or Winter roses
in Margareteberg park 28.4.2014.

I'm linking to
I Heart Macro
Macro Monday 2

27 September 2014

Great crested grebes

Great crested grebes,
Töölönlahti, Helsinki 26.6.2014.

I stood watching the grebes with their three chicks
for quite some time through the reeds.
I couldn't get very close to them, but you can
click on the photos for a bigger view.

I'm linking to I'd Rather B Birdin'.

Critters: horses

Horses, Espoo 28.6.2014.

I saw these horses on my way home from Nuuksio
and I had to stop to take a few photos of them.

I'm linking to
Camera Critters
Saturday's Critters

25 September 2014

Cherry blossoms

Cherry blossoms in
Margareteberg park 4.5.2014.

I'm linking to
Floral Friday Fotos
Today's Flowers