Photo Library >> Norwegian Landscapes and biodive ... >> Norwegian Lemming (Lemmus le ...

Norwegian Lemming (Lemmus lemmus), Setesdal Vesthei - Ryfylkeheiane Landscape Conservation Area

Norwegian Lemming (Lemmus lemmus), Setesdal Vesthei - Ryfylkeheiane Landscape Conservation Area

Size Pixels Download
small 800 x 599 Download
medium 2200 x 1650 Download
original 2816 x 2112 Download
Uploaded 02 Nov 2013 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2013 Taken by: Peter Prokosch
The Norwegian Lemming is a common species of Lemming found in Northern Fennoscandia. It is the only vertebrate species endemic to the region. The Norway Lemming dwells in tundra and fells, and prefers to live near water. Adults feed primarily on sedges, grasses and moss. They are active both during the day and night, alternating naps with periods of activity. The Norwegian Lemming has a dramatic three- to four-year population cycle, in which the species' population periodically rises to unsu ...
Downloads: 31     Rating: 3
  • Hydropower dam, Setesdal Vesthei - Ryfylkeheiane Landscape Conservation Area, autumn colors
  • Setesdal Vesthei - Ryfylkeheiane Landscape Conservation Area, autumn colors
  • Setesdal, Aust Agder, Norway, autumn colors
  • Setesdal Vesthei - Ryfylkeheiane Landscape Conservation Area, autumn colors
  • Autumn leaves of blue berries, Setesdal Vesthei - Ryfylkeheiane Landscape Conservation Area,
  • Hydropower lake, Setesdal Vesthei - Ryfylkeheiane Landscape Conservation Area, autumn colors
  • Setesdal, Aust Agder, Norway, autumn colors
  • Setesdal Vesthei - Ryfylkeheiane Landscape Conservation Area, autumn colors