Heading for Finland And Arctic Norway On Our Annual Tour

Siberian Jay Finland 2015

All birds are special but the Siberian Jay is very special indeed!

We are busy packing our bags for our annual Birdwatching Trip to Finland and Arctic Norway always a highlight for the last ten years or so. Our small group, just six guests with up to three guides, will travel north from Helsinki right up to Varanger Fjord in Norway. We take two weeks over the trip, flying back to Helsinki, so lots of time to enjoy the amazing birds, we see around two hundred species on this wonderful tour but it is the quality not the quantity that makes it so, so special. Here are a few of the highlights we will be looking for again. All photos taken by us on our Birdwatching Trips.

Ural Owl Finland

Finland is famous for it's owls, here a Ural Owl the size of our Buzzard.

Black Woodpecker 2016 1

Also famous for an amazing array of woodpeckers too - Black Woodpecker.

Rustic Bunting Finland 2017 1

If we are lucky we may find a singing male Rustic Bunting again.


Bluethroats should be seen in the far north, what stunners!

Pine Grosbeak male 1

We love seeing the massive Pine Grosbeaks and they often show very well.

Stellers Eider drake 10

If our luck is really in a Steller's Eider may just linger, everything crossed.

Varanger beach 1

Not only great birds of course, stunning scenery, great food, lovely hotels!

We will do our best to keep the blog updated as we travel so please do check back regularly for updates. We are already taking bookings for our 2019 Filand and Arctic Norway Birdwatching Trip please drop us a line if you would like details of this or any of our exciting tours...


We look forward to sharing wonderful birds with you soon!

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