May-Jul
Dates
6h
Duration
2
Min group size
Age 0-3
Free
Age 4-12
Child fare

Birdwatching Tour in Tallinn

This tour is a great introduction to Estonia’s birdlife and suitable for both regular bird watchers and nature lovers. Over 380 species of birds can be seen in Estonia.
The species vary depending on the season and the best times to see many types of birds are during the spring or autumn migrations. However, the summer also offers great possibilities. This bird-watching tours focuses on Paljassaare, in Tallinn, and the surrounding area. This area attracts many birds with excellent nesting and feeding opportunities, provided by its varied landscape (including: reed beds, meadows, bushes, and shallow seawater) and its prime location on the migration routes.

PRICE INCLUDES: personal pick-up and return from your hotel, guide service, transport.

FOR EXTRA CHARGE: lunch; rental binoculars 15euros.

PICK UP PLACE AND TIME: hotel, as agreed.

LANGUAGES: English.

1

Discover Paljassaare special conservation area

We start the tour early in the morning by picking you up from your hotel and heading out to the Paljasaare conservation area.
This area was established in 2005 and is a birdlife site of pan-European importance: 231 different species have been recorded here, 84 of which are protected in Estonia.
2

Take a walk to the area's bird-watching tower and Rocca al Mare

It’s about a 1 km walk to the bird- watching tower, where we hope to see waterfowl swimming, marsh harriers hunting, hear bitterns calling and watch waders on the coastline. We then continue to Rocca al Mare, in the west part of Tallinn, to see some more species.
3

Explore bird-watching areas in Tallinn surroundings

Our next destination is 15 km outside Tallinn. We will make 4 stops and take some short walks to see cranes, storks, larks, shrikes, kingfishers, woodpeckers and some birds of prey like common- and rough-legged buzzards and, Montagu’s harrier. Of course, we will also see and hear those passerines typical for the time of year. Outside of Tallinn you will see also some specific habitats, like alvars and the forest between the coastline and the limestone cliffs but also some more common habitats like pine- and mixed- forest.

Prices for Birdwatching Tour in Tallinn

Number of participants:Price per person:
2125 euros
3-490 euros
5-9on request