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David vs Goliath

During the last week it has been cold. Snow has covered the country, but the temperatures have increased a bit during the last few days – so now it’s only freezing during the night. Today the weather was calm and nice – and that is the irony of the Faroes. Bright sunny weather is most often associated with cold northerly winds, while southerly winds give a rise in the temperatures, but often it is rainy and cloudy (and birds arrive).

Icelandic Black-tailed Godwits at Viðareiði

Migration has been on a halt during the last week. But today good numbers of Wheatears, White  Wagtails and Meadow Pipits were arriving. But I didn’t manage to find anything rare. Hopefully something good will turn up soon.

Great Northern Divers at Skálabotn

I went sailing with my brother-in-law and we managed to get rather close to some Red-throated Divers in Àrnafirði…

Red-throated Diver

Puffins have started to arrive in numbers

Harbour Porpoise


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