Kirkkonummi 3

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Birding in south Kirkkonummi, Finland.
Image: GrrlScientist 22 November 2008 [larger view].

Can anyone out there get rid of the snowflakes that were on my camera lens when I took this image?


About GrrlScientist

grrlscientist is the pseudonym of an evolutionary biologist and ornithologist who writes about evolution, ethology, and ecology, especially in birds. After earning a degree in microbiology (thesis focus: virology) and working at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, she earned her PhD in zoology from the University of Washington in Seattle, where she studied the molecular correlates of testosterone and behaviour in white-crowned sparrows. She then worked a Chapman Postdoctoral Fellow at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, where she studied the speciation and distribution of lories and other parrots throughout the South Pacific Islands. A discarded scientist, she returned to her roots: writing. Formerly hosted by The Guardian (UK), she now writes about science for Forbes and for the non-profit think tank, the Evolution Institute and she writes podcasts for BirdNote Radio. An avid lifelong birder and aviculturist, she lives with a flock of songbirds and parrots somewhere in Germany.
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0 Responses to Kirkkonummi 3

  1. andy says:

    Well, I don’t know whether to reply with a droll ‘Just take your camera back inside and they’ll melt right off, haha!’, or just add this image:
    Anyway, there you go 🙂
    It’s forecasted to melt by friday, however (I’m in Lahti, and it’s beautiful at the moment), so it’s back to the mud soon :/

  2. lovely, andy! thanks!