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Tromsø Airport - Langnes

Troms and Finnmark  >  Norway

A varied habitat, with shorebirds, waterfowl and open grassland. Interesting despite disturbances (dogs/traffic) year-round. Walk carefully along the shoreline.

Added by Jan Höper

Description

This place is interesting for local birders and travellers that have an hour of spare time at the airport. In winter, especially when the sun is back from the end of january, take your telescope and scan the water/Sound. There are always King Eider, Common Eider, Velvet Scoter, Common Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Purple Sandpiper and sometimes White-billed Diver around somewhere, but you need a telescope and calm weather.

In Summer, look for breeding shorebirds likeTemminck's Stint Ruddy Turnstone or open grassland birds like Sedge Warbler. The water is always worth checking for Alcidae, especially in migration times.

Details

Access

A 5 minutes walk from the Airport, best explored by walking along the shoreline.

Terrain and Habitat

Beach, Mud flats, Scattered trees and bushes, Grassland, Sea

Conditions

Flat, Open landscape

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Route

Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle, Car

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Extra info

Be careful when crossing the street, as there is no footpath!

Links

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Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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