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The Battle of Fitjar from Erik Werenskiold pen

Fitjar- the King's farm

19.06.2018

In front of Fitjar Church there is a memorial stone, sculpted by Anne Grimdalen and erected in 1961, for the thousand-year memorial of one of the most dramatic events in Norway’s history, the Battle of Fitjar. This was the place where Norway’s king, Håkon the Good, suffered his fatal injury in the fight with Eirik’s sons, probably in the year 961.

Strandflat and scree by land

Landa

19.06.2018

Smedholmen, Fitjar

Smedholmen

30.03.2018

A flock of three youngsters is a lot for a shag, and is testimony to a good nutrient supply in the sea right by the nesting site.

Møkster- seabirds

12.03.2019

Fish and guests smell after three days, it is said. The cormorants do not need this long. If you follow your nose, the cormorant is not difficult to find.