Another walk in Goteborg, 130614

Advik put on the new anklets I bought for him, and looked more of a laddu than ever:

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Meanwhile, Sumana’s masala rice was excellent:

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The colours of summer beckoned us outdoors.

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Creatures such as this

DAMSELFLY

rewarded our outing!

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Wildflowers grew in their hundreds, adding beauty to the meadows.

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This looked like Queen Anne’s Lace,but was perhaps something else:

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Buttercups shone golden in the sun:

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Daisies daily:

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Honeysuckle spread its heady scent:

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Waterlilies bloomed in the pond:

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Ferns were lovely, too:

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A duck sat rock-still:

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Rain was not very far away, but held off:

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Mallard female:

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Mallard male:

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A baby

WHITE WAGTAIL

strutted about:

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while the mother brought food:

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GULLS

posed:

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JACKDAWS

with their white eyes were everywhere!

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A FINCH

female peeked at me:

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Then she watched a

BLACKBIRD

bathing:

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EURASIAN TREE SPARROWS

were everywhere:

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WOOD PIGEONS

walked along:

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EURASIAN MAGPIES

are the crows of this area:

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I saw my first

FIELDFARES:

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These are thrushes and behave exactly as our thrushes do back home, turning over the leaf-litter and foraging.

A

HOODED CROW

was a hidden crow, in the foliage:

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Babies were everywhere…these nymphs will grow up soon enough!

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Some acquatic flower that I don’t know the name of:

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The greenery was lush and inviting:

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A flowing stream:

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and a fish in it:

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The water in the stream made for an abstract picture:

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Look at the common birds that I’ve seen in Sweden

here

The FB album of the short walk

here

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