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Gazumped to Norway

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Along with partner Elin Taranger they run Biotope in Varanger, Arctic Norway and have been a key influence in the creation of Gullfest , an exciting trip combining Taiga Birding, dog -sledding (and I’m guessing lots of drinking).

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The Garrulous Jay

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An annual highlight is hearing his first Cuckoo of the year at home in Suffolk, England, which he rates as almost as exciting as watching White-necked Rockfowls in Ghana or Steller’s Eiders in North Norway. A former tour leader, he has seen an awful lot of birds around the world, and wishes he could remember more of them.

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Norway Knights Penguin, Ostrich Denied Again

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OK, I don't think Norway even has troops in Iraq. Nils Olav, a king penguin on the Norwegian King's Guard , was bestowed a knighthood for simultaneously defusing an IED while taking out a machine gun in Iraq. The IED was already defused.

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Eagle in Norway grabs fox

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Birds Taking Over TV Screens

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News BBC Norway Snowy Owl television' And last but not least, a Norwegian TV channel has created what just might be the first bird reality show , complete with a squirrel as the annoying neighbor. It’s apparently airing online all day, every day, so you can get your Scandinavian bird fix anytime.

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Eagle in Norway grabs fox;

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Seal Products Banned in Europe

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EU nations agree to ban on seal products * Ban would lead to trade clash with Norway and Canada * Final approvals seen as a formality. Tags: canada norway europe trade seals. Thanks to Animal Rights Person for the heads up on this. As of last Friday. *

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