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Doode Bemde

Vlaams-Brabant  >  Belgium

In de Doode Bemde you can perceive a lot of water birds as breeding birds, plastering or migrating. Certified Nature Reserve, Natura 2000 area.

Added by Greet Sienap On 9 February 2020
Last updated 21 February 2020

Description

The valley contains wetland areas, which periodically flood due to the regime in the river Dijle. It is a mosaic of small fields, poplar plantations and groves, pastures and meadows, rough and reed fields, ponds and canals. So you can see a lot of different birds.

Details

Access

It can be reached by the De Lijn bus from Leuven or Brussels. There are a few parking lots around the area. To explore the area you need to walk.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland , Lake , Scattered trees and bushes , Grassland , Valley , River , Reedbeds

Conditions

Flat , Swampy , Slippery , High water possible

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring , Summer

Route

Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot

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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