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Töölönlahden Puisto

Usimaa  >  Finland

Small lake in central Helsinki surrounded by reeds, shrubs, and trees to provide a range of habitat for waterfowl and migrant songbirds. Good for easy birding.

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Description

Small lake surrounded by reeds, shrubs, and trees to provide a range of habitat for waterfowl and seasonal migrant songbirds. In central Helsinki so can be visited to start the day before work, school, or conferences. Easy to reach by public transport. You can see all the expected citybirds, but also birds like  Common Tern, Common Cuckoo, Eurasian TreecreeperReed Warbler and Grey Plover.

Details

Access

Next to train, bus, and metro stations. From there easy to walk. There is also a big parking close by (see the P on the map).

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland, Scattered trees and bushes, City/village, Lake

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

No

Good birding season

Summer, Autumn

Best time to visit

Autumn migration, Summer

Route

Narrow trail, Unpaved road, Wide path, Paved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle, Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

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