Goose are largely an infrequent spring migrant in Øygarden
but can also turn up at other times of year. Occasionally seen
migrating either on their own or with other geese past
Skogsøy or turning up in fields at places like Breivik or
This is in stark contrast to the hundreds, or even thousands that can
be seen during the winter back home in Northumberland.
Above and below: Pinkfoot at Tjeldstø, July 2018
This species occasionally oversummers at Tjeldstø - perhaps birds that are not quite adult?
taken at Herdlevær,
Øygarden, 19 May 2009 (DSLR and 400mm telephoto lens - hand