Sightings

Nature reserve in the municipality of Mjölby

Mjölby

 

Nature reserve

 

Skogssjön area

The Skogssjö area is a popular recreational area. The ample opportunity for bathing, camping and fishing. The glacial formations are omposing, and a network of tall and steep ridges provide a challenge for jogging.

On the Pilosaåsen ridge, you can find the very rare woooly milk-vetch, Oxytropis pilosa.

Solberga

The Svartå river flows through Solbergas leafy and beautiful oaklandscape. On the grand old oaks, a complete biosystem of small organisms thrive. An old oak tree can host up to 1,000 different species. 

 

Stämma

During centuries, the Land of Stamma hae been shaped by the agriculture and grazing herds of our ancestors. In the spring cuckoo calls, and between rocks and tall junipers, the meadows are coloured by "Cowslip, almond blossom, cat foot, and blue violets ..."

 

Stora Haddebo

A visit to Stora Haddebos nature reserve offers experiences of untouched silence. In the old fields of blueberries are wildlife abounds. There are, for example, plenty of forest birds and the chance to see a moose is great.

 

Tåkern

Tåkern ranked as Northern Europe's foremost birdlake. Over the years, more than 270 species have been seen at the lake. At the four main areas; Glänås, Väversunda, Hov and Svälinge are observation towers, information, picnic tables and toilets. Here you can get the bird life and the flower-rich meadows close.

 

 

Västra Hargs Forests

Västra Hargs forests is one of the country largest hardwood areas. In the southern part of the area is also a small birdlake. The reserve also contains natural pastures with old oaks and valuable flora.

 

Åsabackarna

At the Åsabackarna the Ice age glaciation formed the landscape with impressive ridges, moraine hills and kettle holes. The grazed hills has a very rich and unique flora. In the northern part of the reserve closes the forest up and springs run with lime-rich water, amazing calcareous fens have formed.

 

Örbacken

At Örbacken clear and lime-rich water flows in small brooks, and forms a very valuable calcareous fen. The flowers are magnificent from May to July. Then you can spot a large number of beautiful and strange orchids and other rare plants.