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De Averboodse Putten

Vlaams Brabant  >  Belgium

Averboden has a huge biodiversity not only in the winter and summer but also during the migration season.

Added* by Arthur
Most recent update 7 April 2022

Description

Most of the time people visit this nature reserve during the summer. But also during the winter and migration period you can see intersting bird species. The area is famous for the Eurasian Nightjar which you can see during the summer but in the winter you can see the Great Grey Shrike. Other birds you can encounter in the area are Common Goldeneye, Osprey, Eurasian Hobby, Merlin, Black Stork, Eurasian Nuthatch, Common Raven, Common Crane, Black Woodpecker and Tawny Owl. Rare visitors are White-tailed Eagle, Tawny Pipit, Purple Heron and Black-winged Stilt.

Details

Access

Click on the P in the map to get directions to the parking spot. Also accessible by bike.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Wetland

Conditions

Hilly , Sandy , Swampy

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Autumn , Autumn migration , Summer

Route

Unpaved road , Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

Links

View other birding spots in the area that are published on Birdingplaces

Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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