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Erholungsgebiet Wienerberg

Wien  >  Austria

Beautiful natural recreation area in the middle of Vienna with ponds and a large reed beds.

Added* by Michaela Schmidt
Most recent update 26 January 2022

Description

Erholungsgebiet Wienerberg has different habitats that attract birds. Numerous garden bird species such as Long-tailed Tit, Bullfinch and Hawfinch can be seen. But also water birds like Great Cormorant, Black-headed Gull, Great Crested Grebe, Eurasian Coot, and Grey Heron. If you're lucky, you might also see Sparrowhawk or Common Buzzard.

Details

Access

Best reached by public transport (tram line 11 or O). There are many paths to explore the area. On the map you see a suggested circular route of approximately 4 km.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Grassland , Reedbeds , Agriculture , Lake , Scattered trees and bushes

Conditions

Hilly

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring

Route

Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

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Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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