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Hen harrier. Official bird of Västerbotten

Eurasian curlew. Official animal of Västerbotten

Great birding sites around Umeå
Classic birding sites near the Ume River include Röbäcksslätten, Bergön. Degernäs (“Limpan”), Storavan, Gran, Grössjön, Villanäs, Prästsjön, Obbola and Brånsjön.

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Swan record in the Umeå delta
In April 2017, a new European record was broken – and it happened in Umeå. An impressive 6,312 swans were counted in the Ume River delta.