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Home* News and Stories → … the arctic summer is on its way!

… the arctic summer is on its way!

The Little auk colonies that are in many places on the slopes high above Longyearbyen are active, something that is easy to hear now. Snow buntings are playing their spring games on snow-free patches of tundra, which are growing larger day after day. And the geese have arrived after their spring migration. Summer on 78 degrees north is on its way.

Pink-footed goose in Longyearbyen, 22nd May.

Ping-footed goose, Longyearbyen

last modification: 2014-07-01 · copyright: Rolf Stange