Birding art artists trip to Hanko

Finnish birding art artists made their autunum birding expedition to Hanko in Finnish most shouthern tip. This long weekend consisted drawing, photographing and of cource lots of talking about birds and bird art. Timing of the meeting was exelent and we had a chance to see thousands of Jay´s, tens of thousands of wood pigeons and hundreds of sparrowhawks on their migration.

Picture collection of highlighs of the week end.

Hannu Sarvanne is drawing

Jari Kostet (left) and Hannu Sarvanne

Dick Forsman is photographing huge Jay flock.

Jay trying to fly south

Crossing the sea is very difficould for Jay.

Sparrow hawks vere attacking migrating birds.

Kari Eicher, Esko Railo and Seppo Leinonen are ready for next flock of birds.

Hannu Sarvanne is looking for wood pigeon flocks

Pekka Suhonen

Juho Könönen smiles happily after great birding day

Mating Grass Snakes.