Reymere en Paardenweide

Oost-Vlaanderen  >  Belgium

Meadows and wetland near the river Scheldt that provide easy birding in a nice protected landscape.

Added* by Koen De Witte
Most recent update 25 March 2020


During winter and spring the wetland and meadows of Reymere en Paardenweide are good feeding and resting grounds for geese and ducks including Barnacle Goose, Northern Pintail, Garganey, Common Shelduck, Eurasian Wigeon and Common Teal. Also many other birds. For example Common Kingfisher, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Northern Lapwing and Little Ringed Plover.



You can park your car at the carpark of the GC Groendal in Merelbeke (Brandegemse Ham 5) or see the P on the map. There is also direct bus accces to GC Groenendal from the trainstation of Ghent or Merelbeke.

The circular walking route shown on the map is about 3 km.

Terrain and Habitat

Scattered trees and bushes , Grassland , Wetland , Reedbeds



Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring , Winter

Best time to visit

Winter , Spring , Spring migration


Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle , Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform



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