De Pluim

West Vlaanderen  >  Belgium

De Pluim comprises a series of water areas along a road. Many interesting birds can be seen and photographed along the different ponds.

Added* by Holvoet Bart
Most recent update 11 October 2020


De Pluim consists of 3 small pools and one large pool. The area is located in the middle of an industrial area that is still under development. To the right is a large pool and to the left are three smaller pools. Among the birds you can see here are Common Kingfisher, Little Ringed Plover, Little Grebe, Eurasian Oystercatcher, Northern Lapwing, Grey Partridge and Western Yellow Wagtail.


Nederlands: De Pluim bestaat uit 3 kleine plassen en één grote plas. Het gebied ligt midden in een industriegebied dat nog volop in ontwikkeling is. Rechts ligt een grote plas en links liggen drie kleinere waterplassen.



The best place to park is in the Luipaardstraat. Click on the P in the map to get directions.


Nederlands: De beste mogelijk om te parkeren is in de Luipaardstraat. Klik op de P in de kaart voor een routebeschrijving.

Terrain and Habitat

Plain , Grassland , Agriculture , Reedbeds


Open landscape , Flat

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Winter , Spring migration , Autumn migration


Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by


Birdwatching hide / platform



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