Unspoiled nature, clean air, and the peace of the countryside.
Our area is scarcely populated, and it is easy to find a peaceful spot where you can hear nothing but the sounds of nature itself without any human disturbance. You can study the birds entirely on your own if you so wish as the Right of Common Access allows everyone to benefit from nature by walking, skiing, hiking, canoeing, rowing, gathering mushrooms or berries or watching the birds in the countryside wherever they do not cause any damage to the environment or any inconvenience to the landowners.
The fact that we are located in the coniferous forest zone means that there are good chances of seeing many of the northern forest species. Also, we are located in the easternmost area of the whole of Europe.
We can arrange excursions to bird-observation towers and wetlands considered of special interest for its birdlife.
Interesting species of our area include Capercaillie, Black Grouse, Hazel Hen, Willow Grouse, and Ptarmigan. Of the woodpeckers, it is possible to see the Grey-headed, Three-toed, White-backed, and Black varieties. The most interesting species of all, however, are owls, of which there can be as many as 10 species nesting in Finland in a good year, ranging from the tiny Pygmy Owl to the huge Great grey owl…