Bird watching around (and right in) Kandalaksha

Our ornitology friends are still at work developing the birding idea. Now they are busy putting together tours for birdwatchers, checking out the best observation points, mostly within protected territories and natural monuments of the Kola Peninsula. As they progress we’ll report on promising places to watch birds and on species you are likely to meet there.

The first one of these places is quite close to the city and is easily accessible any time.

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A documentary about the Kandalaksha nature reserve

2Morskaya soroka (Oystercatcher, or Haematopus ostralegus). English subtitles. The film got numerous prizes and awards. Highly recommended.