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Munsterbos

Limburg  >  Belgium

Old forest with fullgrown trees and a large pond.

Added by Joop Speth

Description

The Munsterbos (Munster forest) is an old fullgrown wood with beeches and oaks. Surrounded by meadows and a large pond. Among the birds you can see here are: Wood Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher, European Pied Flycatcher, Black Woodpecker, Common Cuckoo, Marsh Warbler, Reed Warbler, Water Rail, Mistle Thrush and Grey Wagtail.

Details

Access

The Munsterbos is freely accessible on the hiking trails. Boots or sturdy shoes are needed in wet periods. If you want to come by public transport, you can take the train to the station of Bilzen and then bus 10 (Tongeren-Genk) to the stop Munsterbilzen center. If you arrive by car park on the parking spot that is marked on the map with P. From there you need to explore the area on foot.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring, Autumn

Best time to visit

Spring

Route

Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

Extra info

There is an observation tower at the pond.

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Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

Comments

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