The old oaks of Kerselaeren forest attract many forest birds such as Eurasian Nuthatch, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker and Tawny Owl. Spring is the best season to come here. If you are lucky, you can see Golden Oriole, Spotted Flycatcher, Wood Warbler or Hawfinch. The forest also has an unique spring flora. At the end of March, thousands of wood anemones, lesser periwinkles and oxlips color the forest floor. Other rare plant species are wood sorrel, false lily, Solomon's seal and herb-paris. The farms around the forest are the habitat of Little Owl and Black Redstart.
There is a parking for cars at the beginning of the nature reserve. The best way to explore is on foot. Coordinates: 51.121376, 4.524644.
Terrain and HabitatForest, Scattered trees and bushes, Agriculture
Is a telescope useful?No
Good birding seasonSpring
Best time to visitSpring
RouteUnpaved road, Narrow trail, Wide path
Difficulty walking trailEasy
Birdwatching hide / platformNo
For recent observations:
Don't forget to visit the Babbelbeekse Beemden (also described on Birdingplaces) or Anderstad when you pass by.