Tuulingu Guest House

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Country: Estonia

Region: Haeska village, Läänemaa county, Matsalu region

We speak: English, Eesti keel

Location: Tuulingu Guest House is located at the north coast of the Matsalu bay, next to the Haeska birdwatching tower. Matsalu Bay is one of the most important wetland bird areas in Europe due to its prime position on the East Atlantic Flyway. Large numbers of migratory birds use Matsalu as staging area. Tuulingu Guesthouse location next to popular birdwatching tower secures for visitors good observatory result with the view to the bay and coastal meadow. Matsalu National Park was created as a nature preservation area in 1957 in order to protect the natural and cultural heritage of Western-Estonia and Väinameri (part of the Baltic Sea). The national park comprises Matsalu Bay and its surrounding area with its islands; the north and south coast of the bay as well as the Kasari river delta.

Services: Tuulingu Guest House is an ideal birdwatching-base, suitable for small groups of 13 people, individual birdwatchers and wildlife photographers. For bird photography, both floating and hide on land are available. English speaking birding guide and early breakfast are available on request. Next to the House is Haeska birdwatching tower.

Guestrooms: Tuulingu Guest House offers 4 two-bedded rooms, one family room with 3 beds, one double room and one family room (up to 4 people), containing all amenities and including breakfast. Each room have WC and shower. Free wi-fi is available in all rooms.  

* 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
Northern Goshawk
B/W
1
1
1
1
Accipiter gentilis Accipitridae
Eurasian Sparrowhawk
B/W
1
1
1
1
Accipiter nisus Accipitridae
Common Buzzard
B/W
1
1
1
1
Buteo buteo Accipitridae
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
Western Marsh Harrier
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Circus aeruginosis Accipitridae
Lesser Spotted Eagle
B
1
1
0
0
Aquila pomarina Accipitridae
Northern Harrier
TM/W
1
0
1
1
Circus cyaneus Accipitridae
Blyth's Reed-Warbler
B
1
1
1
0
Acrocephalus dumetorum Acrocephalidae
Sedge Warbler
B
1
1
0
0
Acrocephalus schoenobaenus Acrocephalidae
Eurasian Reed-Warbler
B
1
1
0
0
Acrocephalus scirpaceus Acrocephalidae
Great Reed-Warbler
B
1
1
0
0
Acrocephalus arundinaceus Acrocephalidae
Marsh Warbler
B
1
1
0
0
Acrocephalus palustris Acrocephalidae
Long-tailed Tit
B/W
1
1
1
1
Aegithalos caudatus Aegithalidae
Sky Lark
B
1
1
1
0
Alauda arvensis Alaudidae
Wood Lark
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Lullula arborea Alaudidae
Common Kingfisher
TM
1
1
1
0
Alcedo atthis Alcedinidae
Garganey
B/TM
1
1
0
0
Anas querquedula 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
Northern Shoveler
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Anas clypeata Anatidae
Mute Swan
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Cygnus olor Anatidae
Eurasian Wigeon
TM
1
1
1
0
Anas penelope Anatidae
White-winged Scoter
TM
1
0
1
0
Melanitta fusca Anatidae
Graylag Goose
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Anser anser Anatidae
Common Pochard
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Aythya ferina Anatidae
Tundra Swan
TM
1
0
1
0
Cygnus columbianus 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
Tufted Duck
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Aythya fuligula Anatidae
Taiga Bean-Goose
TM
1
0
1
0
Anser fabalis Anatidae
Mallard
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Anas platyrhynchos Anatidae
Smew
TM
1
0
1
0
Mergellus albellus Anatidae
Canada Goose
In
1
0
1
0
Branta canadensis Anatidae
Greater Scaup
TM
0
0
1
0
Aytha marila Anatidae
Whooper Swan
TM
1
0
1
0
Cygnus cygnus Anatidae
Green-winged Teal
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Anas crecca Anatidae
Red-breasted Merganser
TM
1
1
1
0
Mergus serrator Anatidae
Barnacle Goose
TM
1
0
1
0
Branta leucopsis Anatidae
Common Eider
TM
1
1
1
0
Somateria mollissima Anatidae
Pink-footed Goose
V
1
0
0
0
Anser brachyrhynchus Anatidae
Northern Pintail
TM
1
1
1
0
Anas acuta Anatidae
Common Merganser
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Mergus merganser Anatidae
Brant
TM
1
0
1
0
Branta bernicla Anatidae
Long-tailed Duck
TM
1
0
1
0
Clangula hyemalis Anatidae
Greater White-fronted Goose
W
1
0
1
0
Anser albifrons Anatidae
Common Swift
B
1
1
0
0
Apus apus Apodidae
Great White Egret
TM
1
1
1
0
Egretta alba Ardeidae
Great Bittern
B
1
1
0
0
Botaurus stellaris Ardeidae
Gray Heron
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Ardea cinerea 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
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
Eurasian Dotterel
RV
1
0
1
0
Charadrius morinellus Charadriidae
European Golden-Plover
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Pluvialis apricaria Charadriidae
White-throated Dipper
W
1
0
0
1
Cinclus cinclus Cinclidae
Stock Dove
TM
1
1
1
0
Columba oenas Columbidae
Eurasian Collared-Dove
RB
1
1
1
0
Streptopelia decaocto Columbidae
European Turtle-Dove
B
1
1
1
0
Streptopelia turtur Columbidae
Rock Pigeon
B/W
1
1
1
1
Columba livia Columbidae
Common Wood-Pigeon
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Columba palumbus Columbidae
Eurasian Magpie
B/W
1
1
1
1
Pica pica Corvidae
Eurasian Jackdaw
B/W
1
1
1
1
Corvus monedula Corvidae
Rook
B/W
1
1
1
1
Corvus frugilegus Corvidae
Hooded Crow
B/W
1
1
1
1
Corvus cornix Corvidae
Eurasian Nutcracker
B/W
1
1
1
1
Nucifraga caryocatactes Corvidae
Eurasian Jay
B/W
1
1
1
1
Garrulus glandarius Corvidae
Common Raven
B/W
1
1
1
1
Corvus corax 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 Kestrel
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Falco tinnunculus Falconidae
Merlin
TM/W
1
0
1
1
Falco columbarius Falconidae
Eurasian Hobby
B
1
1
1
0
Falco subbuteo Falconidae
Peregrine Falcon
B/W
1
1
1
1
Falco peregrinus Falconidae
Red Crossbill
B/W
1
1
1
1
Loxia curvirostra Fringillidae
European Goldfinch
B/W
1
1
1
1
Carduelis carduelis Fringillidae
Hawfinch
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Coccothraustes coccothraustes Fringillidae
Eurasian Siskin
B/W
1
1
1
1
Spinus spinus Fringillidae
Parrot Crossbill
B/W
1
1
1
1
Loxia pytyopsittacus Fringillidae
Common Linnet
B/W
1
1
1
1
Linaria cannabina FRINGILLIDAE
Hoary Redpoll
RM
1
0
0
1
Acanthis hornemanni Fringillidae
Common Chaffinch
B
1
1
1
0
Fringilla coelebs Fringillidae
Common Redpoll
W
0
0
1
1
Acanthis flammea Fringillidae
Brambling
TM/W
1
0
1
1
Fringilla montifringilla Fringillidae
Lesser Redpoll
RB
1
1
1
0
Acanthis cabaret Fringillidae
European Greenfinch
B/W
1
1
1
1
Chloris chloris Fringillidae
Eurasian Bullfinch
B/W
1
1
1
1
Pyrrhula pyrrhula Fringillidae
Yellow-billed Loon
RV
1
0
0
0
Gavia adamsii Gaviidae
Red-throated Loon
TM
1
0
1
0
Gavia stellata Gaviidae
Arctic Loon
TM
1
0
1
0
Gavia arctica Gaviidae
Eurasian Oystercatcher
B/W
1
1
1
0
Haematopus ostralegus Haematopodidae
Bank Swallow
B
1
1
1
0
Riparia riparia Hirundinidae
Common House-Martin
B
1
1
1
0
Delichon urbicum Hirundinidae
Barn Swallow
B
1
1
1
0
Hirundo rustica Hirundinidae
Red-backed Shrike
B
1
1
0
0
Lanius collurio Laniidae
Northern Shrike
TM/W
1
0
1
1
Lanius excubitor Laniidae
Arctic Tern
B
1
1
1
0
Sterna paradisaea Laridae
Mew Gull
B
1
1
1
0
Larus canus Laridae
Little Tern
B
1
1
0
0
Sternula albifrons Laridae
Lesser Black-backed Gull
TM
1
0
1
0
Larus fuscus Laridae
Black Tern
B/TM
1
1
0
0
Chlidonias niger Laridae
Herring Gull
B/W
1
1
1
1
Larus argentatus Laridae
Great Black-backed Gull
B/W
1
1
1
1
Larus marinus Laridae
Mediterranean Gull
RV
0
1
1
0
Larus melanocephalus Laridae
Little Gull
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Hydrocoloeus minutus Laridae
Common Tern
B
1
1
1
0
Sterna hirundo Laridae
Black-headed Gull
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Chroicocephalus ridibundus 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
Citrine Wagtail
RB
1
1
1
0
Motacilla citreola Motacillidae
White Wagtail
B/W
1
1
1
1
Motacilla alba Motacillidae
Tree Pipit
B
1
1
1
0
Anthus trivialis Motacillidae
Meadow Pipit
B/W
1
1
1
0
Anthus pratensis Motacillidae
Spotted Flycatcher
B
1
1
0
0
Muscicapa striata Muscicapidae
European Robin
B
1
1
1
0
Erithacus rubecula Muscicapidae
Black Redstart
B
1
1
1
0
Phoenicurus ochruros Muscicapidae
European Pied Flycatcher
B
1
1
0
0
Ficedula hypoleuca Muscicapidae
Whinchat
B
1
1
0
0
Saxicola rubetra Muscicapidae
Common Redstart
B
1
1
1
0
Phoenicurus phoenicurus Muscicapidae
Osprey
TM
1
1
1
0
Pandion haliaetus Pandionidae
Great Tit
B/W
1
1
1
1
Parus major Paridae
Coal Tit
B/W
1
1
1
1
Periparus ater Paridae
Crested Tit
B/W
1
1
1
1
Lophophanes cristatus Paridae
Blue Tit
B/W
1
1
1
1
Cyanistes caeuleus Paridae
House Sparrow
B/W
1
1
1
1
Passer domesticus Passeridae
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
B/W
1
1
1
1
Passer montanus Passeridae
Great Cormorant
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Phalacrocorax carbo Phalacrocoracidae
Hazel Grouse (rare)
B/W
0
0
0
0
Bonasa bonasia Phasianidae
Common Quail
B
0
1
0
0
Coturnix coturnix Phasianidae
Gray Partridge
B/W
1
1
1
1
Perdix perdix 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
White-backed Woodpecker
B/W
1
1
1
1
Dendrocopos leucotos Picidae
Middle Spotted Woodpecker
B
1
1
1
1
Dendrocopos medius Picidae
Wryneck
B
1
1
0
0
Jynx torquila Picidae
Black Woodpecker
B/W
1
1
1
1
Dryocopus martius Picidae
Great Spotted Woodpecker
B/W
1
1
1
1
Dendrocopos major Picidae
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
B/W
1
1
1
1
Denrocopos minor 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
Eurasian Coot
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Fulica atra Rallidae
Spotted Crake
B
1
1
0
0
Porzana porzana Rallidae
Water Rail
TM
1
0
1
0
Rallus aquaticus Rallidae
Eurasian Moorhen
B
1
1
0
0
Gallinula chloropus Rallidae
Pied Avocet
B
1
1
0
0
Recurvirostra avosetta Recurvirostridae
Goldcrest
B/W
1
1
1
1
Regulus regulus Regulidae
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
Black-tailed Godwit
B/TM
1
0
1
0
Limosa limosa 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
Eurasian Woodcock
B
1
1
1
0
Scolopax rusticola 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
Little Stint
TM
1
1
1
0
Calidris minuta Scolopacidae
Whimbrel
TM
1
0
1
0
Numenius phaeopus Scolopacidae
Jack Snipe
TM
0
0
1
0
Lymnocryptes minimus Scolopacidae
Common Sandpiper
B
1
1
1
0
Actitis hypoleucos Scolopacidae
Sanderling
TM
1
1
1
0
Calidris alba 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
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
Eurasian Pygmy-Owl
B/W
1
1
1
1
Glaucidium passerinum Strigidae
Northern Hawk Owl
RW
0
0
1
1
Surnia ulula Strigidae
Ural Owl
B/W
1
1
1
1
Strix uralensis Strigidae
Tawny Owl
B/W
1
1
1
1
Strix aluco Strigidae
Long-eared Owl
B/TM
1
1
1
1
Asio otus Strigidae
Short-eared Owl
B
1
1
1
0
Asio flammeus 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
Greater Whitethroat
B
1
1
0
0
Sylvia communis Sylviidae
Garden Warbler
B
1
1
0
0
Sylvia borin Sylviidae
Blackcap
B
1
1
1
0
Sylvia atricapilla Sylviidae
Firecrest
RV
0
0
1
0
Regulus ignicapillus Sylviidae
Barred Warbler
B
1
1
0
0
Sylvia nisoria 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
Mistle Thrush
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Turdus viscivorus Turdidae
Eurasian Blackbird
B/W
1
1
1
1
Turdus merula Turdidae
Fieldfare
B/W
1
1
1
1
Turdus pilaris Turdidae
Song Thrush
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Turdus philomelos Turdidae
European Stonechat
RV
1
0
1
0
Saxicola rubicola TURDIDAE
Redwing
B/TM
1
1
1
0
Turdus iliacus Turdidae
Northern Wheatear
B
1
1
1
0
Oenanthe oenantha Turdidae

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