Finland trip (May 16-22, 2016)

I was able to spend a week in Northern Finland targeting mainly owls and grouse. Temps were in the 50s for high and there was still some snow in the ditches or piles in the towns.

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There was plenty of scenery …

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And birds … This flying-mad Capercailie came waaaaay too close …

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Now, what are we seeing here? Pigeons, right? Let’s look closer …

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Ruffs! In all shapes and forms!! Whoa!

Pix: https://picasaweb.google.com/110120855087524730000/6289212541609017473?authuser=0&feat=directlink
Trip report: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1JsciVJxjzqhHPxyV67waYQssYH0NZG6KGiWNtS8BVhM/edit?usp=sharing

Enjoy!

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