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Bleistätter Moor Steindorf

Kärnten  >  Austria

Beautiful area where a small creek feeds Lake Ossiachone. You can see various birds in this wetland that has been restored to it's original character.  

Description

A small creek (The Tiebel) here feeds Lake Ossiach. It is a former moist agricultural area. Where in the past mostly corn has been grown. This area has been given back to nature for a number of years and the original wetland character has been restored. Birds you can encounter here are: Common Shelduck, Eurasian Moorhen, Great Crested Grebe, Eurasian Coot, Mute Swan, Common Kingfisher, Grey Heron, Great Egret, White Stork, Black Stork, Common Redshank, Wood Sandpiper, Common Greenshank, Little Ringed Plover, White Wagtail, Black-headed Gull, Carrion Crow and Hooded Crow.

Details

Access

The area is best viewed on foot or by bicycle. Note: you cannot cycle everywhere. And not the whole area is walkable and has a lot of wet ground. On the sides are parking spaces for cars. The circular route around the wetland is about 5 km.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland

Conditions

Flat, Swampy

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Yes

Good birding season

Spring, Autumn

Best time to visit

Spring, Spring migration, Autumn, Autumn migration

Route

Narrow trail, Wide path, Paved road, Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

Links

View birdingplaces in the area that are published on Birdingplaces.eu

Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

Comments

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