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Paddepoel Glabbeek

Vlaams-Brabant  >  Belgium

The wet grasslands, which slowly dry, are optimal foraging areas for moving waders. Some breeding birds of the agricultural areas can be found.

Added* by Greet Sienap
Most recent update 26 May 2021

Description

In the this wet area you can see Eurasian Curlew and Green Sandpiper. The bare soil that arises in places where the water retreats, is ideal for making a nest for Northern Lapwing. In recent years, shrubs have been planted. These provide breeding grounds for European Stonechat and Yellowhammer.

Details

Access

By car and then on foot. The circular route you see on the map is 5,3 km.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland , Lake , Agriculture , Grassland , Scattered trees and bushes , River , Reedbeds

Conditions

Flat , Swampy

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring , Winter

Route

Unpaved road , Paved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

Links

View other birding spots in the area that are published on Birdingplaces

Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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