Good mix of forest habitats, to the east and south neighbored by agricaltural land that is also worth checking. Stronghold of Middle Spotted Woodpecker. Interesting insects and other wildlife such as Wild Boars.
Accessible by car (up to parking spots), bicycle and on foot. Bus stops in Bierbeek, Haasrode and Blanden. Parking indicated on Map.
Terrain and HabitatForest
Is a telescope useful?No
Good birding seasonSpring, Winter
Best time to visitSpring
RouteWide path, Narrow trail
Difficulty walking trailEasy
Accessible byFoot, Bicycle, Car, Wheelchair
Birdwatching hide / platformNo
Mollendaal plateau directly to the east. Little Owl is encountered close to the parking lot at Mollendaal. Farmland holds Skylark, Western Yellow Wagtail, Northern Lapwing and, most years Common Quail. More during migration periods, e. g. regularly Whinchat and Northern Wheatear. Hen Harrier in Winter.