Monthly Archives: October 2016

Murals by Saddo and Bon in Bangkok

Bukruk Urban Art Festival took place in January this year in Bangkok, Thailand. During the festival the walls of two opposite buildings at Soi Charoen Krung 28 were the huge canvases of street artists Bon and Saddo. – I saw their artworks … Continue reading

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Black-winged kite taking off

The black-winged kite (Elanus caeruleus, liitohaukka in Finnish) is a species primarily of open land and semi-deserts in sub-Saharan Africa and tropical Asia, but it has a foothold in Spain and Portugal also. I photographed this beautiful red-eyed bird of pray in Kgalagadi, South … Continue reading

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Martial eagle behind the branches

Sometimes as a photographer you have to accept that the target is not in the optimal position – like in this case with the Martial eagle (Polemaetus bellicosus, gasellikotka in Finnish). Nevertheless, this is a mighty bird, can be almost one … Continue reading

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Eurasian bullfinch in rowan

The fluted, quiet whistles tells that the Eurasian bullfinches (Pyrrhula pyrrhula, punatulkku in Finnish) are in the trees, probably in rowans somewhere near. The brighter males and greyer females are often in pairs. All pictures are taken in Mäntsälä, Finland. … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Bhumibol Adulyadej, the King of Thailand

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Originally posted on Pulse of Change – Muutoksen syke:
King Bhumibol, who celebrates his 86th anniversary today December 5th, is the world’s longest-serving current head of state, over 67 years now, in Thailand. It would be hard to find any other person in such…

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Kalle Holmberg ja Punainen viiva

“Tämä köyhä kansa, tämä kurja kansa, on tähän saakka aina herroja kumarrellut.” Kalle Holmberg kuoli 77-vuotiaana kuukausi sitten 12.9.2016. Hän ei elämässään ollut herrojen kumartelija. Savonlinnan oopperajuhlien kesän 1982 uutuutena oli Aulis Sallisen (s. 1935) Punainen viiva. Syksyllä 1983 YLE nauhoitti oopperasta tv-version (esitettiin tv:ssä … Continue reading

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Blacksmith lapwing in Kgalagadi

Mainly black and white, and red eyes, that is Blacksmith lapwing (also known as blacksmith plover,Vanellus armatus, seppähyyppä in Finnish). The name derives from the repeated metallic ‘tink, tink, tink’ alarm call, like a blacksmith’s hammer striking an anvil. Blacksmith lapwings can be seen from Kenya through … Continue reading

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