Another O53O HRS call for a pre breakfast trip on route to the Black Grouse moor.We were
fortunate to see Hazel Grouse, a good view was obtained of it in the trees.
obliged notably Brambling and Golden Plover overhead.
to look for other denizens of the forest,however Capercaillie eluded us.
So we headed back to Salbohed for breakfast ,we packed for our departure said our
goodbyes to Wilma and Yohannes,the bird table was still holding splendid bullfinches.
Passing the lakes on route ,our first stop was Frovisjon where a mini twitch had produced
American Wigeon,this was a bonus as we had targetted Slavonian grebe.
particular two Wryneck, however a Yellowhammer sang close by.
most of us.
breeding plumage and my mate Lewis had found a Red necked grebe.
After coffee we headed towards Stockholm and our final stop was Torslundgropen nature
reserve an excavated sand/gravel pit with limited vegetation.
We walked up the steep hill,at the top we searched for our final quarry,the
superbly patterned Ortolan Bunting sang from scree and tree top as we viewed
this rare bunting that has become a delicacy for French gastronomics.
just outside Stockholm. We left our Danish friends at Terminal 5 and Daniel
dropped us off at Terminal 2 a little late ,but what a trip ,Thanks to Daniel, Mikael
Wilma and Yohannes and everybody on the trip .