31 October 2015

A walk in the forest


Wood Cranes­bill (Geranium sylvaticum),
alsocalled Wood Crane’s-bill, Woodland Geranium.


Spring Vetch (Lathyrus vernus)

also called Spring Pea, Spring Vetchling.




Cottongrass (Eriophorum vaginatum).


Bog or Marsh Rosemary (Andromeda polifolia),
Heather Family – Ericaceae, perennial dwarf shrub.


Labrador Tea (rhododendron tomentosum),
also called Wild Rosemary, Marsh Tea, Northern Labrador Tea,
Heather Family – Ericaceae, perennial dwarf shrub.


New growth on a spruce (Picea abies).


Mallard taking a nap.


Canada geese. There were two of them.


Do you have something for me?


Common gull.

Photos taken 6.6.2015 in Nuuksio National Park.

I'm linking to
Camera Critters
I'd Rather B Birdin'
Macro Monday 2
NF Trees and Bushes
Saturday's Critters
Today's Flowers
Wild Bird Wednesday

I think I will continue to publish two posts per week.
I will do one wordless post and one post for all the
other memes I want to take part in. It seems to work
for me right now. Take care everyone!




http://camera-critters.blogspot.fi/2015/10/camera-critters-395_31.html



http://macromonday2.blogspot.fi/2015/11/blue-board.html



http://viewingnaturewitheileen.blogspot.fi/2015/10/saturdays-critters-98.html





59 comments:

  1. I love your beautiful blooms and critters photos. Have a lovely weekend!

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  2. You certainly found lovely plants on your walk.Love the close up of the Canada Goose. Hope you have a lovely weekend.

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  3. A lovely series of shots Gunilla. Have a very nice rest of your weekend. xx

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  4. Beautiful photos and sweet memories in a grey time...
    Most I like the Canada goses.
    Have a nice weekend

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  5. Upeita kuvia ja ihania muistoja kesästä!
    Kurjenpolvet ovat niin kauniita...
    Hyvää pyhäinpäivää!

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  6. Niin kauniita kuvia. Kesää tuli ikävä todella. Aurinkoista pyhäinpäivää <3!

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  7. Hello Gunilla!:) Lovely closeups of everything you encountered on your walk, especially the beautiful flowers, and the Canada goose. Have a great weekend

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  8. Vakre bilder! Geranium sylvaticum er veldig søt. Nye skudd på gran er også veldig pent ☺

    God helg!

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  9. Very lovely flowers and birds.

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  10. Are these plants blooming now? If so I am extremely jealous!

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    1. These photos are from the beginning of June.

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  11. Hello Gunilla, pretty collection of blooms. And great captures of the ducks, gull and geese! Thank you so much for linking up and sharing your post. Have a happy weekend!

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  12. Hi Y'all!

    Favorites have to be the sea birds, which we miss so much when we are in the mountains.

    Y'all come on by,
    Hawk aka BrownDog

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  13. Beautiful flowers of the north woods! Glad you're going to keep blogging.

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  14. Lots of beautiful blooms! The close up of the Canada goose is great!

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  15. Lovely walk in the woods. I love wildflowers and ducks! Gulls are such fun to watch. Happy Critter Day!

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  16. Belas fotografias.
    Um abraço e bom fim de semana.

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  17. Lovely flowers!
    Great close-up of the goose!
    Have a wonderful week-end!
    Lea

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  18. Oi sentään...vielä niin kaukana tuo aika, mutta kyllä se tulee! Hyvää viikonloppua!

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  19. Eine sehr schöne Fotoserie...
    Die Blüten sind so zart und fein...
    Liebe Grüße, Karin

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  20. Beautiful flower pics, especially your first one!

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  21. Your flower shots are so dainty and pretty. I just love the little ones we see on our hikes. The ducks look quite happy.

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  22. Beautiful shots. I love the Canada geese images.

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  23. Beautiful, I so enjoy your photos Gunilla !

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  24. I love your geraniums, Gunilla, they bloom so nicely in my yard. I haven't heard of the fluffy cotton grass, and I would like to try the Labrador tea.

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  25. Your forest flowers and plants are so pretty Gunilla. You have such a good knowledge being able to name them all like that.

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  26. I forgot almost to mention your flower pictures which are so beautiful ! I watched the Freddy Mercury video, I had never seen that it's really great. I like him very much he is one of my favorite singers !

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  27. Yes it's difficult to restrict to two posts in summer, but harder to achieve in winter I find Gunilla. I have an aim of publishing less, but better images, doubt that I will be able to stick to it though.

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  28. Oh my....a beautiful, very serene walk you took us on today Gunilla!! From the dainty flowers to the wonderful wildlife and birds!!

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  29. You always discover such charms on your walks. Such beauty.

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  30. Thank you for your nice comment, it's always a pleasure.

    ...here on your blogsite, I enjoyed again the wonderful blooms. It's so interesting to read their names, and botanical names under the pictures.

    Wish you a good Sunday and a fine new week.

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  31. Bonito paseo campestre para disfrutar de la vida en todas sus manifestaciones.
    Un abrazo,

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  32. so many pretty flowers. a nice walk in the woods :)
    have a nice week

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  33. Beautifully composed post, Gunilla. Sorry I have been missing your posts. They are always so inspiring.

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  34. The Spring Vetch is just so beautiful!

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  35. Beautiful wildflowers! And the geese are so pretty also. That Queen video was so interesting! :-)

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  36. Man finner mange ville skjønnheter på sin vandring. Du fanger dem så fint!

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  37. Amazing pictures of beautiful birds and plants!

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  38. All your photos are delightful Gunilla. Thank you for sharing them with us, and for linking with Today's Flowers again. So very kind of you and I appreciate it a lot.

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  39. Great pictures, Gunilla and I love The Queen Video. I loved Queen back in the day and I have loved them again when they toured with Adam Lambert. Great post !!

    andrea @ From The Sol

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  40. nice to see the Canadian. There have not been many of them this year. :(

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  41. Love these pretty little wildflowers! As well as the mallard:)

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  42. Such a pretty walk ... Especially if all those flowers are blooming now! The Goose does look as if he'd like a handout!

    I have cut back on the number of times I post as well!

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  43. All great photos but the woodland flowers are especially beautiful.

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  44. Some great looking flowers and like the Goose close up too.

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  45. I'd love to rake a walk with you. Thanks I just did.

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  46. Så många vackra bilder och blir sugen på att göra dricka av de fina granskotten
    Ha det gott
    Kram Meta

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  47. Nice post - love that delicate little gull - there will be some gulls showing up on my blog soon.

    cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  48. A forest walk is always fun to do.
    You'll see a lot of beautiful scenery and you come back unwind.
    beautiful variances show you.

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  49. The flowers are so sweet and deliacte and love the defined markings on the geese.

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