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Niskalampi Nature Reserve

southeast  >  Finland

Small forest nature reserve near Lake Saimaa and River Vuoksi. Especially good for woodpeckers.

Added by Ilpo Hjerppe

Description

Niskalampi Nature Reserve has various types of forest. Some parts are quite old, which means that there are more rotten wood than in normal Finnish forests. This means that it's a good place for woodpeckers and some other species that prefer older forests. Nice birds you can see here are White-backed Woodpecker, Black Woodpecker, Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Wood Warbler, Blackcap, Eurasian Treecreeper, Goldcrest, Eurasian Nuthatch, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Coal Tit, Crested Tit and Willow Tit

Details

Access

There runs an unpaved road through the area. Best way to explore this place is by cycling or walking. In spring the road can be in quite poor condition. It is also possible to walk in the forests.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest

Conditions

Hilly

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

No

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring

Route

Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle, Car

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

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