Northern Scandinavia 28 May - 9 June 2003
John van der Woude, www.jvanderw.nl
|Photos of Sweden and Finland|
Gammelstadsviken Naturreservat near Luleå, North Sweden.
observation tower in the heart of the reserve.
|Hawk Owl (in
daylight) near Soppero, Swedish Lapland.
at Karesuando, Swedish lapland, at the Finnish border.
subglacial river sand ridge (ås, esker), near Karesuando.
st same ridge.
forest, North Finland.
Valtavaara ridge, Kuusamo area, North Finland.
Woodpecker seen from parking place at Valtavaara ridge.
Bunting just South of Kuusamo town.
East flank of Valtavaara ridge.
from observation tower at Antinperä marsh East of Ruka.
Hazelhen in birch woods at the front right and left.
Grouse at Ahvenjärvi marsh West of our Atimo cotttage (recommended!)
c. 20 km NW of Valatavaara ridge.
Martin gathering mud at Käylä (near Oulanka NP).
orchids at Oulanka national park.
Oulanka NP. A Grey Wagtail pair was here, a rarity in
across Sukerijärven forest reserve near our Atimo
bog along road from Kuusamo to Oulu.
bay near the bird centre.
at night. One of the four owl species during our midnight
drive East of Parhalahti (c. 90 km S of Oulu).
Parhalahti village and surroundings, showing the pastures
and arable fields enclosed in the forests (latter are
|Our cottage at Pyhäjoki campsite, c. 5 km S of Parhalahti.|