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.
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 HabitatForest
Is a telescope useful?Can be useful
Good birding seasonSpring, Autumn
Best time to visitSpring
Difficulty walking trailEasy
Birdwatching hide / platformYes
There is an observation tower at the pond.