Romboutswerve, Damme

West-Vlaanderen  >  Belgium

Romboutswerve is a meadow reserve frequented by migratory and wintering birds. Typical meadow birds also breed here such as Northern Lapwing and Black-tailed Godwit .

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The area of Romboutswerve is part of a large meadow complex close to the sea. In the bumpy grassland there are also numerous drainage ditches. In this area  migratory and wintering birds such as Pink-footed Goose, Greater White-fronted Goose and Eurasian Wigeon can be seen. Among the breeding birds in the area are Northern Lapwing , Black-tailed Godwit and Common Shelduck.



Train to Bruges and then Bus 43 / Bruges - Damme - Oostkerke. By car: there is free parking space on the outskirts of the little town Damme. It takes only a short walk from the parking to reach the area. So from the parking you can walk or take a bicycle.

Terrain and Habitat

Scattered trees and bushes, Grassland, Reedbeds, Agriculture


Swampy, Flat

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring, Winter

Best time to visit

Winter, Spring


Wide path, Paved road

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform


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Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here


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