Top 10 locations for the bird-watcher
Pack your bag, bring a thermos with some coffee and your binoculars and head out!
Top 10 bird-watching locations
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A couple of hundred years ago, Gammelstadsviken was a bay. Here, cargo boats sailed into Luleå Harbour, then located outside the Gammelstad Church Town. Today, it is a lake, whose only traffic consists of animals – and mainly birds. You will have to travel almost 1,000 kilometres to the south to experience a bird fauna rivalling that of Gammelstadsviken. Examples of returning guests at the lake are whooper swans, Canada geese, ospreys, robin redbreasts and hazel grouse. You can easily find your way here from the car park of the Hägnan Outdoor Museum, where a pleasant trail with footbridges has been prepared for hikers. It is an absolute must for bird-watching enthusiasts and an excellent destination for those who wish to experience the beautiful countryside and go on a light hike.