Tobyphotos

Tobyphotos

I am a wildlife photographer with passion for birds, but even butterflies and mammals. My motives are mainly in Uppland, Sweden
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A beautiful Nuthatch (Sitta europaea) perching on a stump with a beige bokeh.
The pair of bearded reedling (Panurus biarmicus) on a straw. The bearded reedling is a small, sexually dimorphic reed-bed passerine bird.
Wild mutant common pheasant’s back (Phasianus colchicus colchicus). Large, beautiful and rare pheasant with iridescent, greenish-blue plumage.  Might belong to Elegans group - Yunnan pheasants:
Cactus dahlias named ’Lady Lapita’. Double blooms, ray florets pointed, with majority revolute (rolled) over more than fifty percent of their longitudinal axis, and straight or incurved.
Black Grouse (Lyrurus tetyrix) watching on top of a small pine before the courtship ritual or game will begin. At dawn in the spring, the males strut around in a traditional area on the moorland.
A night view of the snowy garden house with the illuminated christmas tree
The beautiful flying common starling (Sturnus vulgaris) with the beak full of insects to the nestlings at the nest box in Uppland, Sweden
The pair of bearded reedling (Panurus biarmicus) on the parapet. The male bearded reedling is stretching his wings with a nice defocussed background.
Uppsala, Uppland, Sweden - 02 10 2021: Wik Castle a cold and clear winter day.
Baikal Teal (Sibirionetta formosa) the rare visitor walks with determined steps on the wet ice of Fyris river, Uppsala, Sweden
Uppsala, Uppsala län Sweden - 08-25-2018: Swedish J35 Draken and Danish F16 Fighting Falcon in action:
The beautiful juvenile kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) landing with the prey on the roundpole with  a nice blue and green bokeh in the background.
The beautiful Hawfinch (Coccothraustes coccothraustes) showing his profile while perching on the oak branch with a nice green defocused background. Uppland, Sweden
Uppsala, Uppsala län, Sweden - 08-25-2018: The Swedish SK16 in action at the Swedish Airforces showday at Uppsala Garnison
The Burying beetle (Nicrophorus vespilloides) with its big antennas can smell dead meat miles away, fly to the dead corp and bury it, plant the eggs in the meat..., isolated
Lots of small birds, as this Blue tit, just love this feeder with peanuts. There is a mouse there too!
The beautiful and sumptuous flowering tree peony (Paeonia rockii or Paeonia suffruticosa rockii) on white background. A flower with a wonderful scent. Flowering in may in Uppland, Sweden
Dahlia Lady Lapita, gorgeous in an elegant glass vase as a still life with white background
A wonderful Bouquet of autumn flowers as Dahlia Chat Noir and Rose Fairy in a green glass pitcher with a white/pink background
The pair of bearded reedling (Panurus biarmicus) on the wooden handrail. The male bearded reedling is stretching his wings with a nice defocussed background.
The male of bearded reedling (Panurus biarmicus) on a straw. The bearded reedling is a small, sexually dimorphic reed-bed passerine bird.
The beautiful colored male Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) in a typical action when he performs his mating call. Uppland, Sweden
The Blue Tit (Parus caeruleus) looking for food among the stones on the shore with reflections in the watersurface and with a nice defocused background
Hovering Young Kestrel in search for prey with a nice defocussed background
Magpie (Pica Pica) on her hunt for food to the nestlings, here with a wide spread tail.
A butterfly of the family nymphalidae named Queen of Spain fritillary or Fritillary butterfly, (Issoria lathonia), sucking nectar with the proboscis from the blue lavender in Uppland, Sweden.
The Foal. A portrait of a cute three months old filly, a crossbreeding of Welsh Mountain and Connemara in Uppland, Sweden
Young European Kestrrel (Falco tinnunculus) landing on the roof with a blue sky in the background
Saint Lucy’s Day is celebrated most commonly in Sweden. Here symbolised by the baby toys with the duck as Saint Lucy and the frog as the star boys (Saint Stephen).
The Common Blue (Polyommatus icarus) is a small beautiful butterfly who like the nectar from flowering oregano, Uppland Sweden
Magpie (Pica Pica) on her hunt for food to the nestlings, here jumping on the rocks at the pond
The Brown Hairstreak (Thecla betulae) is a beautiful small butterfly here found on a blackcurrant leaf with a nice defocused background. The male Brown Hairstreak is normally in the top of the trees.
The male Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) deliver a fresh vole to the five nestlings in the nest at the barn
The beautiful and sumptuous flowering tree peony full blown (Paeonia rockii or Paeonia suffruticosa rockii) in a white vase on white background. A flower with a wonderful scent. Flowering in may
Long-tailed tit or long-tailed bushtit (Aegithalos caudatus) looking at you while perching on an oak-branch with a defocused background
The beautiful and sumptuous flowering tree peony (Paeonia rockii or Paeonia suffruticosa rockii) in a white vase on black background. A flower with a wonderful scent. Flowering in may Uppland, Sweden
The beautiful and sumptuous flowering tree peony (Paeonia rockii or Paeonia suffruticosa rockii) in a white vase on white background. A flower with a wonderful scent. Flowering in may Uppland, Sweden
Magpie (Pica Pica) on her hunt for food to the nestlings, here eating cheese on the rocks at the pond
The red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) on an oak branch with a green defocused background
The arctic tern (Sterna paradisae) flies like dancers in the sky.
The old timbered boathouse with the liars bench on the bridge in the northern part of Stockholm archipelago, Bjorko-Arholma, Marum
Cherries on an old crystal bowl and a crystal carafe and glasses with cherry brandy on a silver dish with a black background, a still life.
A cat with white whiskers appears at the bird feeding and licks her nose with the pink tongue
The young Kestrel perching on a wooden fence pole with the wind blowing in the plumage and a nice defocused background
The young Kestrel's tail in the air perching on a wooden fence with a nice defocused blue background. One of the first flights, still with a fluffy head.
The hunting position in profile for the young kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) with a nice green defocused background
The beautiful butterfly Painted lady or Cosmopolitan (Vanessa cardui) loves the nectar in the flowering chives, after the long flight from Africa, Uppland, Sweden
Great Grey's Face a close up of the Great Grey Owl (Strix Nebulosa)
Robin (Erithacus rubecula) perching on an apple tree twig. A dear guest when you work in the garden.
The beautiful fritillary named Snake's Head with a pink and purple  chequered flower with a calm green background. Uppland, Sweden
Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea) hovering over the water in search for fish, here just before the dive, with a cloudy blue background.
Christmas greetings with a wooden (plywood) Christmas tree and lots of Christmas presents in front of the baby toys duck (Lucia) and the star boys (Saint Stephen) and black background. A still life.
Uppsala, Uppsala län/Sweden - 08/25/2018: Four Swedish JAS 39 Gripen from Saab AB in action at the Swedish Airforces showday at Uppsala Garnison 08/25/2018
Uppsala, Uppsala län/Sweden - 03/18/2018. The searcher in the air by a Swedish Police helicopter, a Bell 429.
Redpoll (Carduelis flammea) perching on the alder twig searching for seed in the cones with a gray defocused background
The Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major), on a snowy branch in the oaktree
The Northern Hawk Owl (Surnia ulula) is a daylight hunter. Here perching on a pine branch close to the trunk.
Long-tailed tit or long-tailed bushtit (Aegithalos caudatus) looking at you while perching on an oak-branch with a gray defocused background
Anemone-flowered Dahlia named Boogie Woogie'. The centre of the flower consists of dense elongated tubular florets, longer than the disc florets of Single dahlias.
The Marsh Tit (Poecile/Parus palustris) in profile perching on the old pine branch with a green defocused background
Abstract Art by Nature, Ice Patterns on a frozen sea
Stockholm, Sweden - 03/22/2018: Gamla Stan in Stockholm, the medieval houses on Skeppsbron viewed from the sea Saltsjon, a cloudy day in march. There are still icefloes in the sea.
Dahlia 'Chat Noir’, a cactus dahlia, as a still life with a black background
Common ravens (Corvus corax) on a branch with a nice green defocused background. In Norse mythology, Huginn and Muninn a pair of ravens that fly all over the world and bring the god Odin information.
European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis) looking behind for enemies. In Uppland, Sweden
The beautiful red admiral butterfly (Vanessa atalanta) resting in the cherry tree after a meal of cherry. Uppland, Sweden
The beautiful juvenile kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) shows how she captured the mouse, in Uppland, Sweden
Uppsala, Uppsala lan/Sweden - 08/25/2018: The Danish F-16 Fighting Falcon from Lockheed Martin in high speed action with the afterburner on and defending against infra-red missiles by dropping flares
Uppsala, Uppsala län/Sweden - 08/25/2018: The Danish F-16 Fighting Falcon from Lockheed Martin in action at the Swedish Airforces showday at Uppsala Garnison
European green woodpecker (Picus viridis) with wood in the beak during excavation of  a nest hole in an aspen tree in Uppland, Sweden
The Common Blue (Polyommatus icarus) is a small beautiful butterfly showing the underside and like the nectar from flowering oregano, Uppland Sweden
A closeup of a beautiful roebuck (Capreolus capreolus)  with his new antlers.
Fallen leaves in autumn from the japanese cherrytree on the still green leaves and flowering of Spiraea japonica 'Nana' or dwarf Japanese spirea.
The Brown Hairstreak (Thecla betulae) is a beautiful small butterfly here found on a blackcurrant leaf showing the dark brown upper side with a nice defocused background.
The young Kestrel climbing on  a wooden fence pole with a nice defocused  sky in the background
The Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis) shows its typical  white face and black head, neck, upper breast and white belly. It's captured in Hjalstaviken, Uppland, Sweden
The Eurasian pygmy owl (Glaucidium passerinum) is the smallest owl in Europe. The owl preys on birds, some nearly as large as itself, and small mammals, such as voles. Here in a starling nest.
Frostnipped fallen Oakleaves on the green grass lawn
The young Kestrel climb a wooden fence pole with a nice defocused  sky in the background
Young Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) walking on the barn’s roofing-tile with a gray sky in the background
The male Kestrel on his way to catch a new meal for his nestlings with a nice defocused  field in the background
The male Kestrel on his watch to catch a new meal for his nestlings with a nice defocused field in the background
The European hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus: Linnaeus, 1758). It is a favourite in European gardens, both for its endearing appearance and its preference for eating a range of garden pests.
The common terns (Sterna hirundo) flies like dancing in the sky.
Heath fritillary (Melitaea athalia) is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. Here sucking nectar on a  lavender in June, Uppland, Sweden
Male blackbird (Turdus merula) perching on a pine branch in profile with a snowy blue background
The three remaining nestlings in the Kestrel's (Falco tinnunculus) nest box.
Flying male Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) with the sun shine through the wide spread tail feathers against a blue sky
The female Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) flying with a nice defocused background
The Common Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus) drinking, from the front, at the waterhole with a nice defocused background, august in Uppland, Sweden
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - June 12 2019: Sailing Yacht EOS at Skeppsbron quay with Gamla Stan in the background. The sailing yacht EOS is a 93 m long three-masted Bermuda rigged schooner, reg at Cayman Isla
Wonderful colors in the garden when the brimstone butterfly (Gonepteryx rhamni) suck nectar from the Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), Uppland, Sweden
Total Lunar Eclipse, Blood Moon 07/27/2018  23:06  from Hammarskog Uppsala, Sweden.
The Common Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus) drinking, in profile  at the waterhole with a nice defocused background, july in Uppland, Sweden
Long-tailed tit or long-tailed bushtit (Aegithalos caudatus) perching on an oak branch with a defocused background
Cherries on an old china dish and a crystal carafe and glasses with cherry brandy on a table cloth with a white background, a still life.
The showy or spectacular plumage of the Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) here perching on the old pine branch while resting with a nice green defocused background.
The young hovering Old World Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) searching for prey on the meadow
Dahlia 'Yellow Hammer' is a Dwarf Bedder Single-flowered dahlias have flowerheads usually less than 10cm across, with one or two rows of spreading ray florets, surrounding a central boss of small tubu
The Common Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus) meeting, at the waterhole with a nice defocused background, may in Uppland, Sweden
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