Estonia: One Of The World’s Strongest Populations Of Wolves And Lynxes

Ann Novek( Luure)--With the Sky as the Ceiling and the Heart Outdoors

Several good reasons to visit Estonian nature:

  • Estonia’s population of wolves and lynxes is one of the strongest in the world.
  • Estonia has the world’s leading role in organising the protection and restoring of the European mink
  • We have 3-5 times more bears per km2 than our neighbouring countries.
  • About 10 per cent of the whole Common Crane population in Europe visit Estonia every autumn.
  • Black Stork, Hazel Grouse, Capercaillie and Nutcracker. 40,000 pairs Hazel Grouse nesting here
  • Brown bears, wolves, lynxes, European beavers and flying squirrel
  • Flocks of Steller´s Eider
  • 8 species of woodpeckers
  • Compared with Poland, four times as many Ural Owls and six times as many White-backed Woodpeckers breed in Estonia.
  • More White-backed Woodpeckers may nest in one national park in Estonia than in the whole of Sweden!
  • Atmospheric pine forests – habitats to Ural and Pygmy Owls
  • 36 species of Orchids have been found in…

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