According to ‘Birdlife Finland’, the past few weeks have seen some spectacular migratory movements of birds in Finland: Autumn bird migrations have proceeded at a fairly standard pace, with thousands of avians flying to and from Finland. The crane migration has particularly attracted attention this autumn: more than 50,000 cranes crossed Uusimaa in a single day a couple of weeks ago, estimated the ornithological society. Also, the majority of Arctic white-fronted geese have already made their way to Finland or across Finland: on Monday, 175.000 migrating geese were reported from Kitee, including a large number of tundra geese. On the other hand, forest geese and plenty of wigeons (wagtails, woodpeckers, wood pigeons, finches) are still waiting on the west coast of Finland. Read more on