migrants over much of their range in northern Europe and are often seen
offshore during the migration seasons. In Øygarden they are a
common breeding species and occasionally attempt to overwinter.
Song Thrush on
the Shtokman Field
in the Barent's Sea,
The curious posture of this bird is because it was very nervous about
January 2010, during the
coldest winter for many years, I photographed this bird on the back
deck of a survey vessel halfway across the Mediterranean - obviously
fleeing the snow and ice further north.