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Skogsøy - Species accounts
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This is where species accounts for the main species observed at Skogsøy can be found. Preliminary accounts for species are being added continuously and will become more detailed as this site develops. Species with a blue background have accounts prepared. At present only my own data has been used in the accounts.

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English Norsk   Scientific
Red-throated Diver Smålom Gavia stellata
Black-throated Diver Storlom Gavia arctica
Great Northern Diver Islom Gavia immer
White-billed Diver Gulnebblom Gavia adamsii
Little Grebe Dvergdykker Tachybaptus ruficollis
Red-necked Grebe Gråstrupedykker Podiceps grisegena
Northern Fulmar Havhest Fulmarus glacialis
Sooty Shearwater Grålire Puffinus griseus
Manx Shearwater Havlire Puffinus puffinus
European Storm-petrel Havsvale Hydrobates pelagius
Northern Gannet Havsule Sula bassana
Great Cormorant Storskarv Phalacracorax carbo
European Shag Toppskarv Phalacrocorax aristotelis
Grey Heron Gråhegre Ardea cinera
Whooper Swan Sangsvane Cygnus cygnus
Greylag Goose Grågas Anser anser
Barnacle Goose Hvitkinngås Branta leucopsis
Brent Goose Ringgås Branta bernicla
Common Shelduck Gravand Tadorna tadorna
Eurasian Wigeon Brunnake Anas penelope
Eurasian Teal Krikkand Anas crecca
Tufted Duck Toppand Aythya fuligula
Greater Scaup Bergand Aythya marila
Common Eider Ærfugl Somateria mollissima
Long-tailed Duck Havelle Clangula hyemalis
Common Scoter Svartand Melanitta nigra
Velvet Scoter Sjøorre Melaniita fusca
Common Goldeneye Kvinand Bucephala clangula
Red-breasted Merganser Siland Mergus serrator
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Spurvehauk Accipiter nisus
Eurasian Oystercatcher Tjeld Haematopus ostralegus
Ringed Plover Sandlo Charadrius hiaticula
Golden Plover Heilo Pluvalis apricaria
Grey Plover Tundralo Pluvalis squatarola
Red Knot Polarsnipe Calidris canutus
Purple Sandpiper Fjæreplytt Calidris maritima
Dunlin Myrsnipe Calidris alpina
Bar-tailed Godwit Lappspove Limosa lapponica
Whimbrel Småspove Numenius phaeopus
Eurasian Curlew Storspove Numenius arquata
Common Redshank Rødstilk Tringa totanus
Common Sandpiper Strandsnipe Actitis hypoleucos
Ruddy Turnstone Steinvender Arenaria interpres
Pomarine Skua Polarjo Stercorarius pomarinus
Arctic Skua Tyvjo Stercorarius parasiticus
Long-tailed Skua Fjelljo Stercorarius longicaudus
Great Skua Storjo Stercorarius skua
Black-headed Gull Hettemåke Larus ridebudus
Common Gull Fiskemåke Larus canus
Herring Gull Gråmake Larus argentatus
Great Black-backed Gull Svartbak Larus marinus
Black-legged Kittiwake Krykkje Rissa tridactyla
Common Tern Makrellterne Sterna hirundo
Arctic Tern Rødnebbterne Sterna paradisaea
Common Guillemot Lomvi Uria aalge
Razorbill Alke Alca torda
Black Guillemot Teist Cepphus grylle
Little Auk Alkekonge Alle alle
Atlantic Puffin Lunde Fratercula arctica





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