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Bergerven

Limbourg  >  Belgium

Old gravel pit on the route of the old Meuse. Large lakes surrounded by forests. Good for ducks and other waterbirds in winter, but also Great Grey Shrike.

Added by Gilles Pirard

Description

In the northernmost point of the Hoge Kempen the Bergerven is a former gravel extraction that is renatured. Large grazers now roam the area. The Bergerven attracts a great diversity of ducks, waders and geese in winter.

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Français: Ancienne gravière sur le tracé de la vieille Meuse. Grand plan d'eau peu fréquenté entouré de forêts. Les plans d'eau attirent une belle diversité de canards, de limicoles et d'oies en hiver. 

Details

Access

Easy access parking is located at the indicated location. There are 8 marked hiking trails between 2 and 15 km.

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Français: Un parking facile d'accès se situe à l'emplacement indiqué

Terrain and Habitat

Forest, Wetland, Lake, Grassland, Reedbeds

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Winter

Route

Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

Extra info

Access to the nature reserve is prohibited but there are several beautiful viewpoints on the site (observatories and high points).

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Français:  L'accès à la réserve naturelle est interdit mais il existe plusieurs beaux points de vue sur le site (observatoires et points hauts)

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