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Östra Styran

Photo: Eivor Bernas

Photo: Eivor Bernas

Photo: Eivor Bernas

Photos: Eivor Bernas

Östra Styran is an important resting place, particularly during the spring. Endangered species which can be spotted here include whooper swan, greylag goose, garganey, teal, Northern shoveler, Western marsh harrier, Eurasian hobby, honey buzzard, crane, spotted crake, redshank, long-eared owl and lesser spotted woodpecker. Occasional sightings of little grebe, bittern, water rail and moorhen.

Östra Styran lies a few kilometres west of the centre of Ösmo. The wetlands extend from Djursnäsvägen in the south approx. 3 km northwards to Väggarövägen.

The wetlands are approx. 500 m at their widest point. The landscape surrounding the wetlands comprises arable and pasture land, mixed with groves of deciduous and mixed forest plus smaller areas of ancient woodland.

There are good observation points at the bird tower, as well as from the Byggninga slope just south of the tower, from where there is a view over the southern part of the wetlands area.

The central part of the wetlands area can be reached from the old road which runs parallel to road 225 (Södertäljevägen). The northern part (Styrvik) can be reached from the small road between Södertäljevägen and Väggarövägen. The gravel road now has road barriers, so it is best to park you car and walk.

Birds Östra Styran is an important resting place, particularly during the spring.

Large numbers of greylag geese, Canada geese, Whooper's swan, wood sandpipers, etc. rest here.

Engendered species which can be spotted here include whooper swan, greylag goose, garganey, teal, Northern shoveler, Western marsh harrier, Eurasian hobby, honey buzzard, crane, spotted crake, redshank, long-eared owl and lesser spotted woodpecker. Occasional sightings of little grebe, bittern, water rail and moorhen.

There are also plenty of warblers, most commonly nightingale, reed warbler and sedge warbler.

Less commonly sighted species include: pink-footed goose, white-fronted goose, Montagu's harrier, little crake, great snipe, marsh sandpiper, red-necked phalarope, grasshopper warbler, river warbler, marsh warbler and great reed warbler.

The adjoining lake, Västra Styran, has a colony of herons, and during the late autumn goosander and smew also rest here.

FACTS

How to get here by car:
Take road 225 (Södertäljevägen). When you come to Sorunda riding club, turn off along the gravel road across the paddock. There is a signpost on the stable wall, and a car park after approx. 500 m.

How to get here by train:
Commuter train to Ösmo station, then approx. 3 km to the bird tower. Alternatively, take bus 783 between Nynäshamn and Södertälje, alight at the Vansta stop and follow the gravel road across the paddock alongside Sorunda riding club. After approx. 500 m you will come to a car park, and the path down to the bird tower.

More information:
Nynäshamns Tourist Information
Fiskargränd 5
149 30 Nynäshamn
+46 (0)8-520 737 00
info@nynashamn.se

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OFFICIAL GUIDE TO NYNÄSHAMN

Tourist Centre

NYNÄSHAMN VISITOR CENTER Fiskargränd, 149 81 Nynäshamn
Phone: +46 8-520 737 00
E-mail: info@nynashamn.se

Stockholm
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