Svalbard king eiders and phalaropes


King eider female and male, Adventdalen, Svalbard, 4 June 2013

Adventdalen, Svalbard, 4 June 2013. The king eider photo of earlier today was not the last one at the lake.

Barnacle goose, king eider female and male, common eider male, Adventdalen, Svalbard, 4 June 2013

The king eiders were in the company of common eiders and barnacle geese.

Reindeer not far away.

Purple sandpiper, in Adventdalen, 4 June 2013

A purple sandpiper.

Grey phalarope, Adventdalen, Svalbard, 4 June 2013

A grey phalarope.

Grey phalarope female  and male, Adventdalen, Svalbard, 4 June 2013

A grey phalarope couple.

King eider male, Adventdalen, Svalbard, 4 June 2013

Finally, a swimming king eider male, waving us goodbye … at least as far as 4 June is concerned, as there will be more on Svalbard on this blog.

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