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Parc du Rouge Cloître

Bruxelles - Auderghem  >  Belgium

The red cloister with it's gardens and ponds is a nice place to walk and observe birds of different species.

Added by Cassoth

Description

On the edge of the Soignes forest, the site of Rouge-Cloître (red cloister) is a place steeped in history. On the nature side, the Rouge-Cloître is classified as a nature reserve, as is the Forest of Soignes. The forest, gardens and ponds are a nice place for relaxed birding. Among the birds you can see are Mute Swan, Mandarin Duck, Wood Duck, Red-crested Pochard, Common Pochard, Ferruginous Duck, Egyptian Goose, Northern Shoveler, Little Grebe, Common Kingfisher, Rose-ringed Parakeet, Eurasian Nuthatch, Middle Spotted Woodpecker and Great Spotted Woodpecker.

Details

Access

Parking along the road. Explore the area on bike or foot.

Terrain and Habitat

Lake, Reedbeds

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

No

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Autumn

Route

Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

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Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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