Welcome to Din Tur`s birding and photography blog

This blog will give you access to up-to-date information from our destinations and photo hides. Read when and where your target bird was last seen at your destination, and follow the activity around our photo hides day-by-day.

If you have relevant information from one of our destinations, please leave a comment under the right label.

Read more about our destinations, trips and photo hides on http://bird.dintur.no.

Have a nice trip!

Saturday, December 12, 2009

New record at our raptor-hide near Molde

Photo: Terje Sylte

Yesterday our raptor-hide near Molde had raptors on the bait constantly the whole day. The Golden Eagle came down even before sunrise, and besides of that - three adult Goshawks and 3 White-tailed Eagles visited the bait during the day.

Read more about this photo hide, and book here...

...and check our new tour to this destination here.

Good days on destination Lista

Photo: Terje Kolaas / Din Tur

Parrot Crossbills, White-backed Woodpecker, good numbers of Slavonian Grebes, Great Northern Diver, and a female Ring-necked Duck are among the best sightings from our southernmost destination the last week.

Read more about destination Lista and book your accomodation here

Arctic Eiders in Varanger are back

Photo: Terje Kolaas / Din Tur

Our Varanger-guide, Knut-Sverre Horn, reports that the numbers of Stellers and King Eiders in Varanger are increasing. It is dark up there now, but from late January photography with proper shutter-speeds will be possible again.

Read more about destination Varanger and book your accomodation here.

Gyr Falcon still present at Trondheimsfjord

Photo: Terje Kolaas / Din Tur

This winters surprise is a 2cy Gyr Falcon beeing unusual co-operative at Ørin Estuary near Verdal. The bird has been here since september, and is easy to spot perching on poles inside the industry area of Aker.

Read more about destination Trondheimsfjord here.