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Sashul, Knokke-Heist

West-Vlaanderen  >  Belgium

Grassland and water birds can be found in the meadows and lakes. The dunes are the breeding ground and habitat of songbirds such as Meadow Pipit.

Added by Greet Sienap

Description

The short grassy open areas and shallow pools form an attraction pole for grassland birds such as Northern Lapwing ; coastal bird species such as Eurasian Oystercatcher and water birds such as Mallard. In addition, seagulls like to come to the puddles. Sea buckthorn and willow trees are also popular. Here breed among others LinnetEuropean Stonechat, Greater Whitethroat, Willow Warbler, Marsh Warbler. The thorny bushes are ideal resting places for many songbirds during the spring and autumn migration.

Details

Access

Public transport (train to Heist and then tram) or by car. There are parking lots in the neighbourhood.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland, Grassland, Sea, Dunes, Reedbeds, Scattered trees and bushes, Lake

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring, Summer, Spring migration, Autumn migration, Autumn

Route

Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Links

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Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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