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Moeras van Ganshoren

Brussel  >  Belgium

Wetland with a high biodiversity on the outskirts of Brussels.

Added* by Gunter Vanden Bogaert
Most recent update 19 May 2022

Description

The Ganshoren marsh is a nature reserve with an alternation of moist meadows and bushes. A wetland with a high biodiversity. More than 65 bird species have been observed in the 11 hectare area. Birds you can see in the area are Grey Heron, Eurasian Kestrel, Common Nightingale, Reed Warbler, Marsh Warbler, Common Kingfisher, Cetti's Warbler, Goldcrest, Blackcap, Lesser Whitethroat, Middle Spotted Woodpecker and Eurasian Green Woodpecker.

Details

Access

Easily accessible from Brussels by public transport. Bus line: 84, 87 (stop(s) : Ganshoren-Sport, Het Veroost) or tram line 9. There are also parking spaces nearby.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Scattered trees and bushes , Reedbeds

Conditions

Flat , Swampy

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

No

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring

Route

Paved road , Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle , Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Links

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Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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