Birdwatching in Sodankylš
 
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Birdwatching location


The Luosto nature trail

 

Location

 

The 14 km-long hiking trail at Luosto starts at the lower ski lift station at Luosto. The trail goes primarily through forest terrain.

 

Birds

 

Parrot Crossbills and Common Crossbills and occasionally also Two-barred Crossbills can be seen there year round. During migration years Two-barred Crossbills can be seen with the most certainly halfway through July until late autumn. The Pine Grossbeak is most often seen in April when it can be heard singing. Species seen year round by the trailsides are: the Three-toed Woodpecker, Black Woodpecker, Capercaillie, and Siberian Tit. At the top of Luosto the Whimbrel and Kestrel can be seen in the summertime.

 

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