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Herbeumont is located on the river Semois that meanders through the Ardennes here. At this open area near the river you can see many different birds.

Added* by Kassandra Decloux
Most recent update 26 November 2020


Herbeumont is in the heart of the Ardennes forests. This place is an open area is crossed by a path, which is an old railway line. Close to the river Semois. It is possible to observe birds like Red-backed Shrike, Common Redstart, Common Raven, Siskin, Great Egret, Peregrine Falcon, Goldcrest, Mistle Thrush, Song Thrush, Fieldfare, Black Woodpecker, Common Swift, Cuckoo, Goosander, Common Kingfisher, Bullfinch and Hawfinch.


Français: La zone ouverte est traversée par un sentier, qui est une ancienne voie ferrée. Il est possible d'y observer dès l'été.



Possibility to park in the village of Herbeumont. Click on the P in the map to get directions.


Français: Possibilité de se garer dans le village de Herbeumont.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Scattered trees and bushes , Plain , City/village


Hilly , Open landscape

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round , Summer

Best time to visit

Summer , Spring , Autumn


Paved road , Unpaved road , Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform


Extra info

The railway path (Ravel 163 A) passes through a tunnel. After the tunnel, you arrive in a magnificent nature reserve, between open areas and forests.


Français: Le sentier de la voie ferrée (Ravel 163 A) passe dans un tunnel (prévoir lampe de poche si crainte, mais normalement pas nécessaire). Passé le tunnel, arrivée dans une réserve naturelle magnifique, entre zones ouvertes et forêts.


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