West-Vlaanderen  >  Belgium

Bergelenput has a lake of 9 acres and around the lake are scrub, woods and open areas. There are observation hides along the walking trail around the lake.

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Most recent update 4 October 2020
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Bergelenput is a lake with reed beds and has a surrounding area with various types of forest. The lake supports good numbers of waterfowl, grebes and Great Cormorant. Most of the time raptors like Common Buzzard and Sparrowhawk can be seen. From the bird hide and along the banks Sand Martin, Black-necked Grebe and Common Kingfisher can be seen. And many more. See the extended birdlist below.


Nederlands: Bergelenput is een meer met rietvelden en heeft een omgeving met diverse soorten bos. Het meer herbergt een groot aantal watervogels, futen en Great Cormorant. Meestal zijn roofvogels als Common Buzzard en Sparrowhawk te zien. Vanuit de vogelkijkhut en langs de oevers zijn Sand Martin, Black-necked Grebe en Common Kingfisher te zien. En nog veel meer. Zie de uitgebreide vogellijst hieronder.



There are several parking lots. Click on the P in the map to get directions. You can walk around the lake (1,6 km). There is one observation hide and two observation walls.


Nederlands: Er zijn meerdere parkeerterreinen. Klik op de P op de kaart om een routebeschrijving te krijgen. Je kunt rond het meer wandelen (1,6 km). Er is een observatiehut en er zijn twee kijkwanden.

Terrain and Habitat

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



Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring , Autumn , All year round , Summer

Best time to visit

Winter , Spring , Spring migration , Autumn migration


Paved road , Unpaved road , Wide path , Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform



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