Excursion to the island Ghighgin. There are many interesting biological objects. For example, from the lighthouse you can watch ringed seals lying on the coastal stones. Seals inhabit near the island and their number here counts from tens to two hundred individuals.
You can see seals resting, hunting (surrounding fish flights), swimming up to boats and white whales. White whales are observed at the coastal areas of the island Ghighgin where they hunt. As scientists say one can observe to 20 individuals at the same time here. In addition, there is a large colony of birds at the island and there is the biggest colony of Arctic Tern in Russia (13 – 15 thousands). Here hundreds of gulls, eiders, sandpiper, a few couples of skuas build their nests here. Grandiose sight which one can watch almost every day is coming flying of ernes from Onega peninsula for hunting. Ground and coastal vegetation of the island is also interesting. Here you can watch diverse vegetable communities from meadows to tundra. You can see protected species (orchids, globeflowers). Phenological peculiarity of vegetation is also interesting. The island Ghighgin has rich history: late Stone Age, rich lootsman history, GULAG, the culture of Pomorye.
Lunch, dinner and overnight stay in the lighthouse.