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
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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.



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


Flat , Wet

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring , Winter


Unpaved road , Paved road

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by


Birdwatching hide / platform



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