A foggy day

This time of the year there can be fog all day. For me this was a great oportunity to take some photos. I had to wait for the boat to be in the right position. I used a Canon 6D camera and the Canon 16-35 mm vide angle lens.

Checkered lily, (Fritillaria meleagris), Kungsängslilja

In Swedish the Checkered lily (Fritillaria meleagris) is named Kungsängslilja. It was described by Linné 1745. The lily was at this time found at Kungsängen close to Linneaus’ country home Hammarby. They still grow just outside the city of Uppsala in Kungsängens nature reserve.

Pasqueflower (Pulsatilla vulgaris) Backsippa

At the small hills close to Vallentuna church at the northern end of lake Vallentuna, every April you can see the beautiful Pasqueflower (Pulsatilla vulgaris) Backsippa.

This week at bird-lake Angarnssjöängen

The fact that we are further into spring this week is obvious. The grass snake (Snok) above is not laying still trying to heat up – it is out hunting. The neck spots are one way to recognise this non-poisonous snake. Another reptile that has woke up is the Viviparous lizard (Skogsödla). The Northern lapwing, […]

Swan at Angarnssjöängen

It is always nice to see the common Swan (Cygnys cygnys), sångsvan, at bird lake Angarnssjöängen. In the groups of common Swans there was one that draw attention from other birdwatchers. As usual the most interesting birds are most far away. This is (probably) a tundra swan (Cygnus columbianus), mindre sångsvan.   Some Swans and […]

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