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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

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

Birdingplaces Near

Grootbroek Neerijse

View birdingplaces in the area that are published on Birdingplaces.eu

Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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