typical breeder both along the coast and in the hills in Western
Norway. The species is common in Øygarden as a migrant and a
breeder and is one of the typical species of Gullfjell
the tree-line) and the Hardangervidda
Above and below: Solberg,
Øygarden, August 2009
Greenland Wheatear, Herdlevær, Øygarden, May 2016
Ringing and associated in-hand measurements can prove what we have
always suspected - Greenland Wheatear do turn up in Øygarden.
It is incredible to think that these birds have flown all the way from
Africa but are nowhere near the end of their journey - they leave
Øygarden and fly all the way to GREENLAND!
Øygarden, 02 October 2008 (SLR & 400mm telephoto)