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Mollendaalbos

Vlaams-Brabant  >  Belgium

Nice mixed forest dominated by beech and oak, many old trees. Perfectly suitable for an enjoyable work or bike trip.

Added by Dirk von Werne

Description

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.

Details

Access

Accessible by car (up to parking spots), bicycle and on foot. Bus stops in Bierbeek, Haasrode and Blanden. Parking indicated on Map. 

Terrain and Habitat

Forest

Conditions

Hilly

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

No

Good birding season

Spring, Winter

Best time to visit

Spring

Route

Wide path, Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle, Car, Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Birdingplaces Near

Mollendaal plateau directly to the east. Little Owl is encountered close to the parking lot at Mollendaal. Farmland holds Eurasian SkylarkWestern Yellow WagtailNorthern Lapwing and, most years Common Quail. More during migration periods, e. g. regularly Whinchat and Northern WheatearHen Harrier in Winter.

View birdingplaces in the area that are published on Birdingplaces.eu

Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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