Puhtu biology station

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Puhtu biology station is a research center located in Pärnu county Lääneranna Parish. It is one of the oldest biology stations in Estonia.

The main building was built in 1920s and belonged to the biologist Jakob von Uexküll. In 1949, after World War II, it became an official research station. It is known for ornithology research, especially bird ecophysiology and ecology.

Since 1977 Puhtu biology station belongs to Estonian University of Life Sciences.