The best of September 19 – 23 September 2024

Self-drive tour for photographers. Golden Eagles, Sparrowhawks playing with Eurasian Jays and Eagle Owl from comfortable hide and maybe even Goshawk visiting at the site.

820,00 1095,00 

6 in stock

Additional night for Brown Bears, Wolves and Wolverines

24th September 2024 Price: 223 - 275 € / person (depending of the group size) Price includes night in the hide and guidance to hides. Location: Kuhmo. Driving distance from Oulu to Kuhmo 4h hours. If you are traveling alone we recommend you to book single hide.

19 –  23 September 2024

A self-drive photography tour is a perfect solution for you who want to explore Finland’s photo opportunities on your own!

This self-drive tour includes the mystical Eagle Owl  and majestic Golden Eagle photography in Oulu region. Visit our great hides and explore the Finnish nature on your own!

Tour duration 4 days:

19th September
Arrival to Oulu region, the nearest airport is Oulu. Meeting with Finnature guide at Liminka Bay Nature Centre at 6pm. Short drive to Eagle Owl hides for the night. Eurasian Eagle Owl is the biggest Owl of Europe. It is a powerful bird and characterized by its large size, prominent ear tufts and large orange eyes. In this time of the year the young ones are visiting at the site regularly. Also often during light hours. But don’t worry about the night – we have set up a led lights to photograph Eagle Owls during the night. Also Goshawk is possible visitor. Overnight in the hide.

20th September
Morning at the forest feeder hide. Day break and second night at the forest feeder hides for Eagle owl.

21st September
After a second night at Forest feeder you will have an easy afternoon. You may wish to visit at Liminka Bay Nature Centre or drive towards Utajärvi for accommodation nearer to our Golden Eagle hides.

22nd September
Majestic Golden Eagle can only be photographed with patience from a photography hide by a feeding site – and this is just what we have done at Finnature. In September the territorial couple bring often their young one to the feeding site. September is great time at the hides and autumn colours makes your photos to stand out. And it’s not only Golden Eagles in September – young Sparrowhawks are practicing their flight skills with Eurasian Jays.

Meeting with Finnature guide at 5am at Utanen, near Utajärvi. (Closest accommodation in Rokua). The whole day in the hide, departure around sunset (7:30 pm).

23rd September
Another day in the Golden Eagle hides for Golden Eagles and Sparrowhawks playing with Eurasian Jays. Departure from the hides around sunset (7:30pm).

If you wish a bit more book a night (24th September) for Brown Bears, Wolves and Wolverines in Kuhmo (about 3 hours drive from Utajärvi)

Group size: 1- 6 photographers

Landcost price: 820 € / person

Price includes: 2 nights at Eagle Owl hide, 2 days at Golden Eagle hide

Extension: Brown Bear, Wolf and Wolverine. Additional night 24th September in Kuhmo. If you have more than one night, just ask for more nights from our office.

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Finnature offers great photography tours in Finland and worldwide. We have extensive knowledge on when and where to photograph the key species, and this translates into unforgettable photography experiences. We choose our tour destinations carefully to offer the best sites and best photography hides available.

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