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Faroe Islands - Miovagur and Mykines on 18 June 2019

RCGS Resolute at Mykines, Faroe, where hundreds of Atlantic Puffins rested on the water. 18 June 2019.


We started our Faroe Island tour with a walk along Lake Sorvagsvatn, the largest lake in Faroe. An old cairn assists travellers find their way. 18 June 2019.


VIDEO: Hooded Crow on the heath near Lake Sorvagsvatn. 18 June 2019.

Hooded Crow


VIDEO: Whimbrel feeding on the heath. 18 June 2019.

Whimbrel feeding in the grasses of the heath near Lake Sorvagsvatn and near trail to Bosdalafossur waterfall. Faroe Islands on 18 June 2019.


Northern Wheatears breed Lake Sorvagsvatn, Faroe on 18 June 2019.


Light morph Parasitic Jaeger (Arctic Skua) on the heath near Lake Sorvagsvatn. 18 June 2019.


At Bosdalafossur waterfall, the view along the coast is spectacular. 18 June 2019..


Sherry Kirkvold on cliffs above Bosdalafossur waterfall, Faroe on 18 June 2019.


Butterwort is an insectivorous plant that grows in wet areas near the mountain creeks. 18 June 2019.


Moss Campion, a cushion plant. 18 June 2019.


Sheep of many patterns were on the landscape. 18 June 2019.


In the afternoon we cruised the north shore to Mykines, seeing hundreds of Atlantic Puffins. 18 June 2019.


Atlantic Puffins are always a big attraction. 18 June 2019.


The Northern Gannet colony is notable for its large size. This is the only place on the Faroe Islands where gannets breed. 18 June 2019.


Northern Gannet colony at Mykines, Faroe. 18 June 2019.


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