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Saturday, September 12, 2009

Nesting Birds of Finland


Birds that nest in Finland
(click the postcard to see it better)

Pihapiirin Lintuja
Gardsplanens Faglar

This postcard is huge! 8 1/2 inches X 11 1/2 inches

Haarapasky, Ladusvala, Hirundo Rustica (Barn Swallow)
Harakka, Skata, Pica Pica (European Magpie)
Keltasirkku, Gulsparv, Emberiza Citrinella (Yellowhammer)
Kirjosieppo, Svartvit Flugsnappare, Ficedula Hypoleuca (Pied Flycatcher)
Kottarainen, Stare, Sturnus vulgaris (European Starling)
Kuukkeli, Lavskrika, Perisoreus Infaustus (Siberian Jay)
Toyhtotiainen, Tofsmes, Parus Cristatus (Crested Tit)
Kapytikka, Storre Hackspett, Dendrocopos Major (Great Spotted Woodpecker)
Leppalinu, Rodstjart, Phoenicurus Phoenicurus (Common Redstart)
Mustarastas, Koltrast, Turdus Merula (blackbird)
Naakka, Kaja, Corvus Monedula (Jackdaw)
Narhi Notskrika, Garrulus Glandarius (Eurasian Jay)
Pajulintu, Lovsangare, Phylloscopus Trochilus (Willow Warbler)
Peippo, Bofink, Fringilla Coelebs (Chaffinch)
Punakykirastas, Rodvingetrast, Turdus Iliacus (Redwing)
Punarinta, Rodhake, Erithacus rubecula (European Robin)
Punatulkke, Domhere, Pyrrhula Pyrrhula (Eurasian Bullfinch)
Pahkinahakki, Notkraka, Nucifraga Caryocatactes (Spotted Nutcracker)
Rakattirastas, Bjorkrast, Turdus Pilaris (Fieldfare)
Sinitainen, Blames, Parus Caeruleus (Blue Tit)
talitainen, Talgoxe, Parus Major (Great Tit)
Tikli, Steglits, Carduelis Carduelis (European Goldfinch)
Tilhi, Sidensvans, Bombycilla Garrulus (Bohemian Waxwing)
Varis, Kraka, Corvus Corone (Carrion Crow)
Varpunnen, Grasparv, Passer Domesticus (House Sparrow)
Viherpeippo, Gronfink, Carduelis Chloris (European Greenfinch)
Urpiainen, Grasiska, Carduelis Flammea (Common Redpoll)
Vastarakki, Sadesarla, Motacilla Alba (White Wagtail)

postmarked in 2009 with two Finland stamps, one of a moth and one Moomin

1 comment:

Chris Overstreet said...

At that size, is it still a postcard? Seems like it's closer to being a poster!