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Great Grey Owl

Our guide Raimo was out of canoeing and they were so lucky to see Great Grey Owl.

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A day in the field

Even though snow is gone and sun was shining, the real noisy bird migration is still on the way. But the day was great we saw 3 Elks, 15 Roe deers, 1 Red fox, 2 Mountain hare, 1 European hare, 2 Black Grouse leks, 2 Capercaillies plus 30 different bird species. Most happy I was […]

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Black Grouse hide-tent

Planning to come to watch Brown bears in Alutaguse? Another hide- Black Grouse hide is worth to visit at the same area. Hide is up in the field just next to Black Grouse lek-  

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A book about Brown Bear, Lynx and Wolf

Ralf Bürglin published a book about Brown bears, Lynxes and Wolves in Europe. Natourest team had an honor to be part of that book. Book is in German language.

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Steller´s Eider in Tallinn

Usually our groups go to Saaremaa ( the biggest island in Estonia) to watch Steller´s Eider but in this March people have seen the bird in Paljassaare quite often. They were small group- 9 female and 1 male bird, birds were feeding up near coast.    

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Short Cranes concert

  While looking for Pygmy Owl, Cranes gave me a little concert while i was looking at the sunset.  

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Female and cub brown bear tracks

Spring is closer and closer. Brown bear track were spotting by our guides in two different areas in this weekend. There are female and this year cub tracks in two first photos. Female track was 12 cm wide and cub track 7 cm wide. On the last photo you can see male brown bear track […]

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Hibernating brown bear..

While working Ahto run into hibernating brown bear. Bear ran off when a man was 15 m from the nest. The track was 12-13 cm wide. Its unusual to find hibernation nest in alder forest. The nest was 35 m from road.

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Brown bear hide in winter

Ahto was in brown bear hide area. There are a lot of snow, which gave him good opportunity to look at the tracks- elk, fox, mountain hare close by were pine marten and wild boar tracks. Brown bears still have their hibernation but there are  smell of spring in the air.

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2014 brown bear mating time is here

Although it seemed that spring is early this year the brown bears mating time is as usual at the second part of May. Our group was in the hide in the 17-18 th of May and we had a chance to see mating bears. They came out already at 19:42 in the evening and later […]

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EU Leader Virumaa Koostöökogu (VIKO) supported Natourest Inc for buying nature observation optics and trail cameras.