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Snepkensvijver Kasterlee

Antwerpen  >  Belgium

Snepkensvijver is one of the oldest nature reserves in Flanders. Nice birdarea and good views from a birding hide.

Added by Ysette Foppen

Description

The Snepkensvijver is a wet, swampy area. It attracts countless water birds you can see from a nice bird hide. Common Teal is common here. Typical breeding birds are the Common Pochard, Tufted Duck and Little Grebe. Other birds you can encounter are European Robin, European Stonechat, Bluethroat, Northern Goshawk, Common Buzzard, Grey Heron, Purple Heron, Long-tailed Tit, Crested Tit and lots more.

Details

Access

Cycling might be best to see more of the area. Make a stop at the pond and the birdinghut and Kasterlee with its beautiful forests.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest, Wetland, Lake, Grassland, Scattered trees and bushes

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

No

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring

Route

Paved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle, Car

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

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Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

Comments

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