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Vesijako Natural Park

From Opus


[edit] Overview

To the north-west of Lahti in central-southern Finland is Vesijako Natural Park, an area of lakes and mature forest, an excellent site for Scandinavian woodland birds.

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[edit] Notable Species

Regulars include Osprey, Ural Owl and Eurasian Pygmy Owl, flycatchers, warblers and finches.

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Birds you can see here include:

Black-throated Diver, Eurasian Sparrowhawk, Common Buzzard, Osprey, Northern Hobby, Hazel Grouse, Black Grouse, Western Capercaillie, Common Woodpigeon, Northern Hawk Owl, Eurasian Pygmy Owl, Ural Owl, Long-eared Owl, Tengmalm's Owl, Eurasian Wryneck, Black Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Three-toed Woodpecker, Tree Pipit, Dunnock, Eurasian Robin, Common Redstart, Eurasian Blackbird, Fieldfare, Song Thrush, Redwing, Icterine Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, Common Whitethroat, Garden Warbler, Blackcap, Wood Warbler, Common Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Goldcrest, Spotted Flycatcher, Red-breasted Flycatcher, European Pied Flycatcher, Willow Tit, Crested Tit, Coal Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Common Treecreeper, Eurasian Jay, Common Magpie, Hooded Crow, Common Starling, Chaffinch, European Greenfinch, Eurasian Siskin, Common Crossbill, Common Rosefinch, Common Bullfinch, Yellowhammer

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[edit] Access and Facilities

From Lahti head north on Route 58 until Arrakoski and keep left for the park.

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Content and images originally posted by Steve


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