Jul 20, 2015

Lindelse Nor, Langeland, Denmark, 19th of July 2015

Lindelse Nor is three kilometers long and three kilometers wide fjord in the western coast of Langeland just south of the main town of the island: Rudkøbing. It has an area of 10 km² and its waters are shallow with depths up to 5 m.
Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator). Toppet skallesluger
Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator). Toppet skallesluger
Eurasian oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus), strandskade
Mute swan (Cygnus olor), Knopsvane
The location of Lindelse Nor on the map of Denmark
Lindelse Nor Lindelse Nor is in the lower center of the aireal photo while Rudkøbing is in just north of the Nor.

Jul 1, 2015

A magical summer evening at Ristinge, Langeland, 30th of June 2015

Ristinge Klint has, with a height of 30 m above sea level, stunning views over the sea and grasslands. It hosts a unique nature. Here are several rare plants, lichens and insects, which specializes in particularly hot and dry climate there is at the south-facing slope of Ristinge Klint.
With support from EU LIFE the nutrient poor diverse grassland vegetation at Ristinge Klint has been recreated.
Field cow-wheat (Melampyrum arvense) – ager kohvede - is a rare plant in Denmark but very common at Ristinge Klint
Field cow-wheat (Melampyrum arvense) – ager kohvede
The Yellowhammer (Emberiza citronella) –¬ Gulspurv – is common¬ at Ristinge Klint
Male Common eider (Somateria mollissima) - Edderfuglehan
In the background the southernmost city/village of Langeland: Bagenkop
View towards the bridge connecting Langeland with Funen.
One more Yellowhammer