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Matsalu Bay

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Haeska meadows on the North Shore of Matsalu bay.

Barnacle and Whitefront on stop over. ( Branta leucopsis & Anser albifrons )

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Coats of many colours.

Ruff on the flooded fields.
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Wood Sandpiper

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Hundreds of Ruff out on the shoreline. ( Philomachus pugnax )

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Kloostri

The channel here controls the water level of the flood meadows.

Lesser Spotted Eagle on the road from Haesta to Kloostri

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A circular walk here leads out onto the reedbeeds.

White Tailed Sea Eagle breeding in the reed beds.
Common Crane
Montague's Harrier
Blue Headed Wagtail
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White Stork

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Water Horsetail - ( Equsitum fluviatile )

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Solomon's Seal ( Polygonatum multiflorum )

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Wood Anemone ( Anemone nemorosa )

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Buttercup Anemone ( Anemone ranunculoides )

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Ash bud ( Fraxinus excelsior )

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Sea Buckthorn ( Hippophae rhamnoides )

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Norway Maple ( Acer platanoides )

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Bird Cherry ( Prunus padus )

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A major migration watch point.

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Oystercatcher ( Haematopus ostralegus )

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Long Tailed Duck sunning itself on the rocks. Many hundreds further out into the water. ( Clangula hyemalis )

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Pasque Flower growing on the beach. ( Pulsatilla vulgaris )



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Banks of Wood Anemone on the road to Poosaspea ( Anemone nemorosa )

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Hepatica ( Hepatica nobilis )

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