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Kasteeldomein van Horst, Holsbeek

Vlaams-Brabant  >  Belgium

Around a castle stretches the Winge Valley with forests, water, meadows, fields and beautiful sunken paths. These are all different habitats to watch birds.

Added* by Greet Sienap
Most recent update 15 February 2020

Description

Around the castle stretches a beautiful cultural landscape with different habitats for plants and animals. Vast nature reserves such as the Winge Valley, the Troostemberg forest and the Walenbos are close to Horst. Birds such as Great Spotted Woodpecker , Common Buzzard , Short-toed Treecreeper and Eurasian Nuthatch find a breeding ground in these forests. The cultural landscape around the castle attracts Greater Whitethroat , Lesser Whitethroat .

Details

Access

The place can be reached by the De Lijn bus from Leuven. There is a big parking lot in front of the castle.

Terrain and Habitat

Agriculture , Grassland , Forest , Lake

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

No

Good birding season

Spring , Summer , Autumn

Best time to visit

Spring , Summer

Route

Paved road , Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Links

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Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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