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Haeska Birdwatching Tower

Matsalu National Park  >  Estonia

A splendid spot for birdwatching is this recordbreaking tower in Matsalu National Park. In one day 128 different birds species were seen from this tower!

Added* by Ants Ale
Most recent update 1 May 2020

Description

The Haeska birdwatching tower on the north shore of Matsalu Bay is one of the best birding towers in Europe. The coastal meadows and shallow bay are a popular spot among migratory birds. Many species have been recorded in the vicinity of the Haeska birdwatching tower and Finnish birdwatchers have also set a European record – 128 different bird species were seen from the tower in one day.

Details

Access

The birdwatching tower and recreation area are situated on a private land and therefore staying on this object is only allowed from sunrise to sunset.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland , Sea

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Yes

Good birding season

Spring , Autumn , Summer

Best time to visit

Spring migration , Autumn migration

Route

Paved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

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