Pictures above and below were taken at the usual spot on Gullfjell,
just outside Bergen, on Norway's National Day, 17 May 2009
Above and below: male Dotterel, Gullfjellet, near Bergen, Norway, July
near Bergen, Norway, May 2016
This bird is a scarce but regular species in Øygarden
The next two pictures were taken at Herdlevær
on the extreme date of 10 October 2014 - this represents the latest
record of Dotterel in Hordaland county and is the only October record
according to "artsdatabasen". It was species #200 for this locality.
Above and below: late autumn Dotterel at Herdlevær
- first autumn record and only the third sighting of this species in
This photo of a
was taken on Gullfjell,
Bergen 17.05.2005 at dawn under foul conditions using binoculars as a
telephoto lens (digibinning).
May 2008, using DSLR camera and 400mm hand held telephoto lens.
are a regular May visitor to Gullfjell,
near Bergen; Norway; quite possibly these birds stop there on their way
up to the Hardangervidda.
seen during a guiding trip to Valdresfye, July 2017
These birds were pretty much ready to go - it pays to go quite early if
you want to see high altitude waders in the rather short breeding season
to this side since September 17, 2005.