Vattenstation

Slå dig ner i gömslet.
Låt dig omfamnas av skogen.
Känn hur alla dina sinnen ändrar skepnad.
Framför dig finns vattenstationen, 
här kan du beskåda en mängd fågel- och
djurarter som kommer för att dricka eller bada.
Ett perfekt tillfälle att fånga reflektioner av vilda djur

Mirror, mirror

In the forest of Northern Gästrikland stands a special place.
This one of a kind water station attracts the interest of the living creatures of the woods.
They often come and ask to the reflection in the ponds water “who is the fairest of them all?”
A sensitive question which you might try to answer while sitting in the hide.

The hide is not only for photographers to enjoy. Some conservation work has been placed within the location such as bird boxes, nest protection and habitat enhancements. The area is a private land with no traffic which guarantees that wildlife is not disturbed.

Adjustments Covid-19

We do not mix companies in the hide. A company of 2 persons get the whole hide for them selves. We would like to avoid single bookings as our rules doesnt allow guests to sit alone in case of emergency. IF you would like to book as a single person, you have to be okay to share the hide with one other person (of course someone that is healthy) 

We follow the advise from Public Health Of Sweden

Booking and the season

Priser

* Children refers to ages 5-15 years

Children of all ages are welcome when accompanied by an adult

This price includes

To bring

To think about

Other species

Our activities are done on the conditions of nature and there is no guarantee of what we will see / hear / experience.

Arrangement

After a 10 minute drive and 100 metres by foot, the guide will show you the hide and on your own you begin the exciting search

The standard session is daytime, but we can arrange morning or afternoon session, depending on the light or your preferences

Photograghy

There are 3 different windows with the possibility to change the set up. Basic set up is a long one way glass (spy glass) 180 x 20 cm and 2 photo openings where you can place your camera. The water area starts right in front of the hide and goes up to 5 metres aways. For photographing, a lens within the range of 200-600 mm work well. Wildlife can be really close and a zoom is definitely the best option. Bean bags are provided and also tripod heads with arca swiss mount (one gimbal and one swing tripod)

Suitable for 2 persons. The hide has been mostly built with recycled material. There is a customized foldable photo shelf so you can use your own tripod through the one way glass if you want to. The photo openings can be replaced by one way glass windows.

Please remember, there is no toilet in the hide

Good to know before this activity

Guided tour

A guide bring you to the hide and show you the right things to do. The guide will also pick you up

Tea/Coffee

A welcome snack will be served and we are happy to make you a thermos of tea or coffee for the time in the hide

Packed lunch

You can bring your own food or order a packed meal containing pasta salad, sandwich, fruit, juice. 175 SEK/person

Impression


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Facts

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species has been seen in the hide area
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bugs/day can be eaten by a flycatcher
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times/day can a woodpecker hack

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