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Noordelijk Eiland Wintam

Antwerpen  >  Belgium

Nice and quiet island in the river Rupel. A small paradise for water, migrating and other birds! Eurasian Spoonbill is a regular summer guest.

Description

Small nature reserve between Rupel, Schelde and Zeekanaal. There is little vegetation. Two small and one larger waterbodies where mainly gulls, waterfowl, migratory birds and waders occur, including: Eurasian Spoonbill, White Stork, ducks, geese, herons, Eurasian Curlew, Common Snipe, Avocet, et cetera.

Details

Access

Best way to visit is walking or cycling. The area is forbidden for cars. The circular walk you see on the map is about 4 km. You can get there by a small ferry for walkers and cyclists. For the most up-to-date ferry times, see the ferry link further down this page.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland, Mud flats, Scattered trees and bushes, Grassland, River, Reedbeds

Conditions

Flat, No shadow

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring migration, Summer, Winter, Spring, Autumn, Autumn migration

Route

Paved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

Links

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

Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

Comments

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