Monday, 8 December 2008

Destinations: Tuhu Soo - Estonia

Tuho Soo is a typical peat-bog and fen covered in sphagnum moss and pines. It lies in Laane County about 20 km east of Virtsu and 12km south of Lihula and can be approached on a gravel road southwards from road 10. There is a bird-tower and board walk just south of the hamlet of Tuhu. Key breeding birds are Golden Eagle, Common Crane, Whimbrel, Wood Sandpiper, Golden Plover and Great Grey Shrike. The adjacent forests have Hazel and Black Grouse and Nutcracker. Parrot Crossbill is possible.

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