Ilmatsalu-Kärevere Linnutee hiking trail, bird observation tower

The bird observation tower on Ilmatsalu-Kärevere Linnutee hiking trail is located in Kärevere Nature Reserve, which is one of the most visited places among bird enthusiasts. There are over 200 bird species here.
The six-meter observation tower is perfect for admiring birds, their migration, and nesting, as well as the spring floods, and the diverse rivers, meadows, and forests. The purpose of this area is to protect rare species of birds, animals, and plants, as well as their habitats, forest and meadow communities, and inland waterbodies. The local protected species include the black stork, the lesser spotted eagle, the white-tailed eagle, several bat species, the asp, the European bullhead, and others.

The bird observation tower on Ilmatsalu-Kärevere Linnutee hiking trail is located in Kärevere Nature Reserve, which is one of the most visited places among bird enthusiasts. There are over 200 bird species here.
The six-meter observation tower

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  • Great half day hike and picnic

    Came by bus from Tartu on a Sunday. Doing the whole trail took about 3 hours with some stops along the way. The view both from the ground and watch tower were lovely. The trail is well taken care of...

  • Hiking trail near town, ideal for birdwatching

    It is easy accessible hiking trail, only 6 km from the town of Tartu. Because of river and large ponds, there are a lot of birds around. We walked during spring season. It was pleasant and easy walk...

  • 野鳥観察に最適

    タルトゥからイルマサル行きのバスで行くことが出来る、自然探索のためのトレイル。水鳥などを観察できる。近くの民家のところで、コウノトリも見ることが出来た。バスは本数が一日に数本。時間通りに運行されていた。


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