Birdwatching in Sodankylä
 
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Birdwatching location


Rykimä gorge

 

Location

 

The trail to Rykimä Gorge starts on the right side of the road about 8.5 km on the road from Luosto to Pyhätunturi. You can park your car at the start of the trail. The Kuukkeli rental cabin is about 1 km from the start of the trail, and the Rykimä Gorge day cabin about 2 km.

 

Birds

 

The trail traverses mostly through dense spruce woods. You can see all year round Parrot, Common and Two-barred Crossbills, Treecreepers and Siberian Tits by the trailside. Birds that can be seen in the spring and summer are the Pine Grossbeak, Rustic Bunting, Goldcrest, Wren, Mistle Thrush and Blue Tit.

 

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