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Auringonnousunranta

Uusimaa  >  Finland

Road behind the Vuosaari harbour with an observation deck and a wide view to the sea.

Added* by Johanna Jouppila
Most recent update 19 December 2021

Description

A surprising place behind the noise barrier of the Vuosaari harbour with a wide view to the sea, some closeby islands and reed areas. It is possible to spot White-tailed Eagle and Osprey fishing at the sea and families of Mute Swan and Whooper Swan are a regular sight in summer.

Common Gull , Great Black-backed Gull , Black-headed Gull , Lesser Black-backed Gull , Caspian Tern , Common Tern and Arctic Tern fish in the area and gulls often patrol the road itself too. Northern Wheatear is also a regular species. Common Teal , Mallard , Goosander , Red-breasted Merganser , Common Goldeneye , Great Crested Grebe , Red-breasted Merganser , Canada Goose and Barnacle Goose are among the water fowl that have been seen there and you can spot birds on the closeby islands as well. Some lucky birders have spotted Bearded Tit on the closeby reeds too.

Details

Access

There's a parking place close to the beginning of the road. It's also possible to walk and cycle there.

Terrain and Habitat

City/village , Sea

Conditions

Flat , Sandy

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Summer , Spring , Autumn

Best time to visit

Summer , Autumn , Spring , Autumn migration , Spring migration

Route

Paved road , Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Extra info

Curious visitors can climb on top of the observation deck called Horisontti and observe the comings and goings of the Vuosaari harbour.

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Other birds you can see here

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