Spring arrives in the far North

Just back from a week-long tour to the upper end of Europe, to Finnish Lapland and coastal arctic Norway. This spring the weather has been milder than usual and the snow was all but gone from the lowlands, but lots still remain on higher ground. Many migrants had arrived in numbers, but the last ones [...]

Posted at 10am on 5/18/16 | Comments Off | Filed Under: Uncategorized | read on

The third “Champions of the Flyway”, the bird race with a difference, is about to kick off

The Champions of the Flyway, taking place in Eilat, Israel later this month (29th of March) is this year raising funds to tackle the illegal hunting of migratory birds in Greece, together with the Hellenic Ornithological Society from Greece, a BirdLife International partner.
For once helping the birds has been made easy. Go to the Champions [...]

Posted at 8pm on 3/8/16 | Comments Off | Filed Under: Uncategorized | read on

Dick Forsman

is a Finnish ornithologist, author, artist and travel guide. Dick's deep interest in birds, raptors in particular, started during his early childhood and ever since he has built his life around this passion.

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