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


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.



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

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Wetland


Hilly , Sandy , Wet

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Autumn , Autumn migration , Summer


Unpaved road , Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform



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