For birdwatchers and professional ornithologists alike, Hanko is the top spot to go. During mild winters many species spend the winter here by the sea. Migratory birds use the sand beaches and the bays for shelter and food. And remember, anyone can become a birdwatcher. For instance, you can start by observing a bird table.
Svanvik is an open and shallow bay, where great amounts of seabirds and wading birds gather during migration. The bay is particularly popular among...
The shallow bay of Täktominlahti in Hanko has over the years suffered of too many nutrients, contributing to eutrophication, the over-fertilization...
Nature experiences on the southernmost tip of Finland
The tip of the cape of Hanko, Uddskatan, is a shelter and resting place for birds. The area offers an excellent opportunity for birdwatching. Especially in the fall, when you can witness the migratory birds gathering on the cape before heading over the ocean.
Along the nature path anyone can study the birdlife and nature of Uddskatan.