Tuulingu Holiday House

Hotel category: Stars Stars Stars

Rating: BirdsBirdsBirdsBirds

Country: Estonia

Region: Haeska village, Läänemaa county, Matsalu region

We speak: English, Eesti keel

Web site: www.tuulingu.ee/pgs/eng/index.html

Location: Tuulingu Holiday House is situated 7 km off the Laiküla-Haapsalu road. Turn off the road at the sign of Haeska bird watching tower, go through Haeska village and pass the manor house then take the turning on the right to the coastal meadows. From there you can already see the Tuulingu farm and the bird watching tower. The historical West-Estonian capital Haapsalu is 25 km away. Come and visit Matsalu National Park, where unique coastal meadows open to the sea have preserved up to now. In Haeska which is on the migration route of tens of thousands of birds you can observe the birds’ activities during their migration, nesting and preparation for migration to the south in autumn. The meadows are taken care of by Highland cattle, sheep and dairy cattle. This place is known among the birdwatchers as European master – right here birdwatchers have seen the greatest number of different species in 24 hours.

Services: Tuulingu holiday house located at the seaside in Haeska village has been built into more than one-hundred-year-old grain dryer. There are two rooms, a room with a fireplace, kitchen and sauna in the house. It has warm and cold water; the central heating system of the house is heated with wood or electricity. The house accommodates the total of 8 people; if necessary additional beds can be added. There are cooking facilities and bed linen available in the house. The nearest shop is 15 km away. For bird photography, both floating and hide on land are available. English speaking nature guide is available on request. Next to the House is Haeska birdwatching tower.

Guestrooms: In Tuulingu Holiday House there are two bedrooms, a room with a fireplace, fully equipped kitchen and sauna in the house. The house accommodates the total of 8 people; if necessary additional beds can be added. It has warm and cold water; the central heating system of the house is heated with wood or electricity.



* Please note that the English bird names on this site follow the American terminology. If you can't find a species name, try searching by Family or latin name.
Status key: B = breeding species; RB - rare breeding; W = winter only; V - vagrant; RV = rare vagrant; TM - trans-migrant; In - introduced

Name
Status
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Name (lat)
Family
Black Kite
TM
1
1
0
0
Milvus migrans Accipitridae
Rough-legged Hawk
TM
1
0
1
0
Buteo lagopus Accipitridae
White-tailed Eagle
B/W
1
1
1
1
Haliaeetus albicilla Accipitridae
Golden Eagle
TM
1
1
1
1
Aquila chrysaetos Accipitridae
Lesser Spotted Eagle
B
1
1
0
0
Aquila pomarina Accipitridae
Western Marsh Harrier
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Circus aeruginosis Accipitridae
Common Buzzard
B/W
1
1
1
1
Buteo buteo Accipitridae
Northern Harrier
TM/W
1
0
1
1
Circus cyaneus Accipitridae
Northern Goshawk
B/W
1
1
1
1
Accipiter gentilis Accipitridae
Eurasian Sparrowhawk
B/W
1
1
1
1
Accipiter nisus Accipitridae
Blyth's Reed-Warbler
B
1
1
1
0
Acrocephalus dumetorum Acrocephalidae
Marsh Warbler
B
1
1
0
0
Acrocephalus palustris Acrocephalidae
Great Reed-Warbler
B
1
1
0
0
Acrocephalus arundinaceus Acrocephalidae
Eurasian Reed-Warbler
B
1
1
0
0
Acrocephalus scirpaceus Acrocephalidae
Sedge Warbler
B
1
1
0
0
Acrocephalus schoenobaenus Acrocephalidae
Long-tailed Tit
B/W
1
1
1
1
Aegithalos caudatus Aegithalidae
Wood Lark
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Lullula arborea Alaudidae
Sky Lark
B
1
1
1
0
Alauda arvensis Alaudidae
Common Kingfisher
TM
1
1
1
0
Alcedo atthis Alcedinidae
Eurasian Wigeon
TM
1
1
1
0
Anas penelope Anatidae
Long-tailed Duck
TM
1
0
1
0
Clangula hyemalis Anatidae
Graylag Goose
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Anser anser Anatidae
Common Pochard
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Aythya ferina Anatidae
Mute Swan
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Cygnus olor Anatidae
Gadwall
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Anas strepera Anatidae
Common Goldeneye
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Bucephala clangula Anatidae
Red-breasted Goose
V
1
0
1
0
Branta ruficollis Anatidae
Northern Shoveler
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Anas clypeata Anatidae
Taiga Bean-Goose
TM
1
0
1
0
Anser fabalis Anatidae
Green-winged Teal
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Anas crecca Anatidae
Smew
TM
1
0
1
0
Mergellus albellus Anatidae
Canada Goose
In
1
0
1
0
Branta canadensis Anatidae
Garganey
B/TM
1
1
0
0
Anas querquedula Anatidae
Tundra Swan
TM
1
0
1
0
Cygnus columbianus Anatidae
Mallard
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Anas platyrhynchos Anatidae
Red-breasted Merganser
TM
1
1
1
0
Mergus serrator Anatidae
Barnacle Goose
TM
1
0
1
0
Branta leucopsis Anatidae
Northern Pintail
TM
1
1
1
0
Anas acuta Anatidae
Pink-footed Goose
V
1
0
0
0
Anser brachyrhynchus Anatidae
Common Eider
TM
1
1
1
0
Somateria mollissima Anatidae
Brant
TM
1
0
1
0
Branta bernicla Anatidae
White-winged Scoter
TM
1
0
1
0
Melanitta fusca Anatidae
Common Merganser
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Mergus merganser Anatidae
Greater White-fronted Goose
W
1
0
1
0
Anser albifrons Anatidae
Greater Scaup
TM
0
0
1
0
Aytha marila Anatidae
Common Shelduck
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Tadorna tadorna Anatidae
Common Scoter
TM
1
1
1
0
Melanitta nigra Anatidae
Lesser White-fronted Goose
TM
1
0
0
0
Anser erythropus Anatidae
Tufted Duck
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Aythya fuligula Anatidae
Whooper Swan
TM
1
0
1
0
Cygnus cygnus Anatidae
Common Swift
B
1
1
0
0
Apus apus Apodidae
Gray Heron
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Ardea cinerea Ardeidae
Great White Egret
TM
1
1
1
0
Egretta alba Ardeidae
Great Bittern
B
1
1
0
0
Botaurus stellaris Ardeidae
Waxwing
TM/W
1
0
1
1
Bombycila garrulus Bombycillidae
Snow Bunting
TM
1
0
1
1
Plectrophenax nivalis Calcariidae
Eurasian Treecreeper
B/W
1
1
1
1
Certhia familiaris Certhiidae
Eurasian Dotterel
RV
1
0
1
0
Charadrius morinellus Charadriidae
European Golden-Plover
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Pluvialis apricaria Charadriidae
Black-bellied Plover
TM
1
0
0
0
Pluvialis squatarola Charadriidae
Northern Lapwing
B
1
1
1
0
Vanellus vanellus Charadriidae
Common Ringed Plover
B/W
1
1
1
0
Charadrius hiaticula Charadriidae
White-throated Dipper
W
1
0
0
1
Cinclus cinclus Cinclidae
European Turtle-Dove
B
1
1
1
0
Streptopelia turtur Columbidae
Rock Pigeon
B/W
1
1
1
1
Columba livia Columbidae
Stock Dove
TM
1
1
1
0
Columba oenas Columbidae
Common Wood-Pigeon
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Columba palumbus Columbidae
Eurasian Collared-Dove
RB
1
1
1
0
Streptopelia decaocto Columbidae
Eurasian Jay
B/W
1
1
1
1
Garrulus glandarius Corvidae
Common Raven
B/W
1
1
1
1
Corvus corax Corvidae
Eurasian Nutcracker
B/W
1
1
1
1
Nucifraga caryocatactes Corvidae
Hooded Crow
B/W
1
1
1
1
Corvus cornix Corvidae
Rook
B/W
1
1
1
1
Corvus frugilegus Corvidae
Eurasian Jackdaw
B/W
1
1
1
1
Corvus monedula Corvidae
Eurasian Magpie
B/W
1
1
1
1
Pica pica Corvidae
Common Cuckoo
B
1
1
0
0
Cuculus canorus Cuculidae
Reed Bunting
B
1
1
1
0
Emberiza schoeniclus Emberizidae
Yellowhammer
B/W
1
1
1
1
Emberiza citrinella Emberizidae
Eurasian Hobby
B
1
1
1
0
Falco subbuteo Falconidae
Peregrine Falcon
B/W
1
1
1
1
Falco peregrinus Falconidae
Eurasian Kestrel
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Falco tinnunculus Falconidae
Merlin
TM/W
1
0
1
1
Falco columbarius Falconidae
Eurasian Siskin
B/W
1
1
1
1
Spinus spinus Fringillidae
Parrot Crossbill
B/W
1
1
1
1
Loxia pytyopsittacus Fringillidae
European Goldfinch
B/W
1
1
1
1
Carduelis carduelis Fringillidae
Red Crossbill
B/W
1
1
1
1
Loxia curvirostra Fringillidae
European Greenfinch
B/W
1
1
1
1
Chloris chloris Fringillidae
Lesser Redpoll
RB
1
1
1
0
Acanthis cabaret Fringillidae
Brambling
TM/W
1
0
1
1
Fringilla montifringilla Fringillidae
Common Redpoll
W
0
0
1
1
Acanthis flammea Fringillidae
Common Chaffinch
B
1
1
1
0
Fringilla coelebs Fringillidae
Hoary Redpoll
RM
1
0
0
1
Acanthis hornemanni Fringillidae
Eurasian Bullfinch
B/W
1
1
1
1
Pyrrhula pyrrhula Fringillidae
Common Linnet
B/W
1
1
1
1
Linaria cannabina FRINGILLIDAE
Hawfinch
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Coccothraustes coccothraustes Fringillidae
Red-throated Loon
TM
1
0
1
0
Gavia stellata Gaviidae
Arctic Loon
TM
1
0
1
0
Gavia arctica Gaviidae
Yellow-billed Loon
RV
1
0
0
0
Gavia adamsii Gaviidae
Eurasian Oystercatcher
B/W
1
1
1
0
Haematopus ostralegus Haematopodidae
Barn Swallow
B
1
1
1
0
Hirundo rustica Hirundinidae
Bank Swallow
B
1
1
1
0
Riparia riparia Hirundinidae
Common House-Martin
B
1
1
1
0
Delichon urbicum Hirundinidae
Northern Shrike
TM/W
1
0
1
1
Lanius excubitor Laniidae
Red-backed Shrike
B
1
1
0
0
Lanius collurio Laniidae
Black Tern
B/TM
1
1
0
0
Chlidonias niger Laridae
Lesser Black-backed Gull
TM
1
0
1
0
Larus fuscus Laridae
Little Gull
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Hydrocoloeus minutus Laridae
Little Tern
B
1
1
0
0
Sternula albifrons Laridae
Herring Gull
B/W
1
1
1
1
Larus argentatus Laridae
Black-headed Gull
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Chroicocephalus ridibundus Laridae
Great Black-backed Gull
B/W
1
1
1
1
Larus marinus Laridae
Common Tern
B
1
1
1
0
Sterna hirundo Laridae
Arctic Tern
B
1
1
1
0
Sterna paradisaea Laridae
Mew Gull
B
1
1
1
0
Larus canus Laridae
Mediterranean Gull
RV
0
1
1
0
Larus melanocephalus Laridae
Savi's Warbler
B
1
1
0
0
Locustella luscionoides Locustella
Common Grasshopper-Warbler
B
1
1
0
0
Locustella naevia Locustellidae
Eurasian River Warbler
B
1
1
0
0
Locustella fluviatilis Locustellidae
Western Yellow Wagtail
B
1
1
1
0
Motacilla flava Motacillidae
Meadow Pipit
B/W
1
1
1
0
Anthus pratensis Motacillidae
Tree Pipit
B
1
1
1
0
Anthus trivialis Motacillidae
White Wagtail
B/W
1
1
1
1
Motacilla alba Motacillidae
Citrine Wagtail
RB
1
1
1
0
Motacilla citreola Motacillidae
European Robin
B
1
1
1
0
Erithacus rubecula Muscicapidae
Spotted Flycatcher
B
1
1
0
0
Muscicapa striata Muscicapidae
Whinchat
B
1
1
0
0
Saxicola rubetra Muscicapidae
European Pied Flycatcher
B
1
1
0
0
Ficedula hypoleuca Muscicapidae
Common Redstart
B
1
1
1
0
Phoenicurus phoenicurus Muscicapidae
Black Redstart
B
1
1
1
0
Phoenicurus ochruros Muscicapidae
Osprey
TM
1
1
1
0
Pandion haliaetus Pandionidae
Blue Tit
B/W
1
1
1
1
Cyanistes caeuleus Paridae
Coal Tit
B/W
1
1
1
1
Periparus ater Paridae
Great Tit
B/W
1
1
1
1
Parus major Paridae
Crested Tit
B/W
1
1
1
1
Lophophanes cristatus Paridae
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
B/W
1
1
1
1
Passer montanus Passeridae
House Sparrow
B/W
1
1
1
1
Passer domesticus Passeridae
Great Cormorant
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Phalacrocorax carbo Phalacrocoracidae
Hazel Grouse (rare)
B/W
0
0
0
0
Bonasa bonasia Phasianidae
Gray Partridge
B/W
1
1
1
1
Perdix perdix Phasianidae
Common Quail
B
0
1
0
0
Coturnix coturnix Phasianidae
Wood Warbler
B
1
1
0
0
Phylloscopus sibilatrix Phylloscopidae
Willow Warbler
B
1
1
1
0
Phylloscopus trochilus Phylloscopidae
Yellow-browed Warbler
RM
0
0
1
0
Phylloscopus inornatus Phylloscopidae
Dusky Warbler
RV
0
0
1
0
Phylloscopus fuscatus Phylloscopidae
Comon Chiffchaff
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Phylloscopus colybita Phylloscopus
Gray-faced Woodpecker
B/W
1
1
1
1
Picus canus Picidae
Black Woodpecker
B/W
1
1
1
1
Dryocopus martius Picidae
Middle Spotted Woodpecker
B
1
1
1
1
Dendrocopos medius Picidae
Wryneck
B
1
1
0
0
Jynx torquila Picidae
White-backed Woodpecker
B/W
1
1
1
1
Dendrocopos leucotos Picidae
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
B/W
1
1
1
1
Denrocopos minor Picidae
Great Spotted Woodpecker
B/W
1
1
1
1
Dendrocopos major Picidae
Little Grebe
TM
1
0
1
0
Tachybaptus ruficollis Podicipedidae
Red-necked Grebe
TM
1
0
1
0
Podiceps grisegena Podicipedidae
Horned Grebe
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Podiceps auritus Podicipedidae
Great Crested Grebe
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Podiceps cristatus Podicipedidae
Dunnock
B
1
1
1
0
Prunella modularis Prunellidae
Water Rail
TM
1
0
1
0
Rallus aquaticus Rallidae
Spotted Crake
B
1
1
0
0
Porzana porzana Rallidae
Eurasian Moorhen
B
1
1
0
0
Gallinula chloropus Rallidae
Eurasian Coot
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Fulica atra Rallidae
Pied Avocet
B
1
1
0
0
Recurvirostra avosetta Recurvirostridae
Goldcrest
B/W
1
1
1
1
Regulus regulus Regulidae
Jack Snipe
TM
0
0
1
0
Lymnocryptes minimus Scolopacidae
Common Sandpiper
B
1
1
1
0
Actitis hypoleucos Scolopacidae
Little Stint
TM
1
1
1
0
Calidris minuta Scolopacidae
Eurasian Curlew
B
1
1
1
0
Numenius arquata Scolopacidae
Common Snipe
B
1
1
1
0
Gallinago gallinago Scolopacidae
Marsh Sandpiper
RB
1
1
0
0
Tringa stagnatilis Scolopacidae
Temminck's Stint
TM
1
1
1
0
Calidris temminckii Scolopacidae
Spotted Redshank
TM
1
1
1
0
Tinga erythropus Scolopacidae
Great Snipe
B
1
1
0
0
Gallinago media Scolopacidae
Ruddy Turnstone
TM
1
1
1
0
Arenaria interpres Scolopacidae
Curlew Sandpiper
TM
1
1
1
0
Calidris ferruginae Scolopacidae
Common Redshank
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Tinga totanus Scolopacidae
Eurasian Woodcock
B
1
1
1
0
Scolopax rusticola Scolopacidae
Red-necked Phalarope
TM
1
1
1
0
Phalaropus lobatus Scolopacidae
Broad-billed Sandpiper
TM
1
1
1
0
Limicola falcinellus Scolopacidae
Common Greenshank
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Tinga nebularia Scolopacidae
Black-tailed Godwit
B/TM
1
0
1
0
Limosa limosa Scolopacidae
Red Phalarope
RV
0
1
1
0
Phalaropus fulicarius Scolopacidae
Dunlin
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Calidris alpina Scolopacidae
Green Sandpiper
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Tinga ochropus Scolopacidae
Red Knot
TM
1
1
1
0
Calidris canutus Scolopacidae
Bar-tailed Godwit
TM
1
0
1
0
Limosia lapponica Scolopacidae
Ruff
TM
1
1
1
0
Philomachus pugnax Scolopacidae
Wood Sandpiper
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Tinga glacola Scolopacidae
Sanderling
TM
1
1
1
0
Calidris alba Scolopacidae
Whimbrel
TM
1
0
1
0
Numenius phaeopus Scolopacidae
Eurasian Nuthatch
B/W
1
1
1
1
Sitta europaea Sittidae
Parasitic Jaeger
TM
1
1
0
0
Stercorarius parasiticus Stercorariidae
Caspian Tern
B/TM
1
1
0
0
Sterna caspia Sternidae
Sandwich Tern
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Sterna sandvicensis Sternidae
Tawny Owl
B/W
1
1
1
1
Strix aluco Strigidae
Ural Owl
B/W
1
1
1
1
Strix uralensis Strigidae
Short-eared Owl
B
1
1
1
0
Asio flammeus Strigidae
Northern Hawk Owl
RW
0
0
1
1
Surnia ulula Strigidae
Long-eared Owl
B/TM
1
1
1
1
Asio otus Strigidae
Eurasian Pygmy-Owl
B/W
1
1
1
1
Glaucidium passerinum Strigidae
Rosy Starling
V
1
0
1
0
Pastor roseus Sturnidae
European Starling
B/W
1
1
1
1
Sturnus vulgaris Sturnidae
Lesser Whitethroat
B
1
1
1
0
Sylvia corruca Sylviidae
Barred Warbler
B
1
1
0
0
Sylvia nisoria Sylviidae
Firecrest
RV
0
0
1
0
Regulus ignicapillus Sylviidae
Greater Whitethroat
B
1
1
0
0
Sylvia communis Sylviidae
Blackcap
B
1
1
1
0
Sylvia atricapilla Sylviidae
Garden Warbler
B
1
1
0
0
Sylvia borin Sylviidae
Black Grouse
B/W
1
1
1
1
Lyrurus tetrix Tetraonidae
Eurasian Wren
B
1
1
1
0
Troglodytes troglodytes Troglodytidae
Ring Ouzel
RM
1
0
0
0
Turdus torquatus Turdidae
Northern Wheatear
B
1
1
1
0
Oenanthe oenantha Turdidae
Mistle Thrush
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Turdus viscivorus Turdidae
European Stonechat
RV
1
0
1
0
Saxicola rubicola TURDIDAE
Redwing
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Turdus iliacus Turdidae
Song Thrush
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Turdus philomelos Turdidae
Fieldfare
B/W
1
1
1
1
Turdus pilaris Turdidae
Eurasian Blackbird
B/W
1
1
1
1
Turdus merula Turdidae

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