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Petkeljarvi National Park

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[edit] Overview

Close to the Russian border in south-east Finland, this scenically beautiful area has pine woodland and heathland, meadows, bogs and lakes.

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[edit] Notable Species

Breeding birds include Siberian Tit and Crested Tit, Three-toed Woodpecker and Parrot Crossbill.

[edit] Check-list

Birds you can see here include:

Three-toed Woodpecker, Tree Pipit, Common Redstart, Willow Tit, Siberian Tit, Crested Tit, Eurasian Siskin, Parrot Crossbill

[edit] Other Wildlife

Pine Marten and Lynx occur in the park as well as Mountain Hare and various small rodents.

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[edit] History and Use

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[edit] Areas of Interest

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[edit] Access and Facilities

The park is 20km south-east of Ilomantsi and access is unrestricted. There are marked trails and a campsite within the park.

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Content and images originally posted by Steve


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