In spring the nature of Lapland comes alive and offers opportunities for a wide range of activities. Trails allow you to admire the beautiful scenery and nature trails to get close to the wild animals. Spot birds and check out how reindeer are living. From Lapland information centers, you will find useful information on various plant and animal species. Watching of nature can be done without any investment in equipment and you don’t need experience as long as your senses are open to nature. In addition to the beautiful landscapes, nature is full of interesting life. Even the small kids can find a lot of exciting and new things to see in Lapland nature. For supporting your plant and animal observing, you should take a book to help you identify your new discoveries. Binoculars are also a good tool especially if the object being observed is farther away. The most common animal is reindeer, which is an essential part of Lapland’s nature. It is well adapted to the harsh conditions in Lapland. There are about 200.000 reindeer in Lapland. The most commonly known bird of prey is a relative of a common buzzard, a rough legged buzzard. Finland’s largest eagle population is in Lapland. Most likely, you can spot the meadow pipit, northern wheatear and the willow warbler.