Flora and Fauna
All photos: Siw
Haugnes. Photos can be used, if source is given.
Oh yeah, it's April 2011, spring is here. Insects and spiders
are out for a walk. Flowers blossom and other plants turn green. Wasps,
spiders and most birds escaped the camera's lens. Others got
To the right you can see the Mansion's pet, the lizard
Below to the right, some of the blue common hepatica we saw.
In Norway it's important to know that the Hepatica nobilis
is protected. It's forbidden to pluck the flowers and to dig up it's
Anemone hepatica blossoms a few,
short weeks in spring time. But oh, so pretty.
or coltsfoot is another flower showing up for spring. It sort of
illuminates springtime and makes me happy.
and sheep were lining
up so we got a good look. The sheep run free in summer, and makes it
essential to have a gate to your porch.
You will not find me calling these animals clean...
The cattle look a bit like Highland cattle,
but the horns bends more. The sheep we saw are most definitely not Dalasau. Does anybody
know their breed?