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Spaarbekken Blankaart

West Vlaanderen  >  Belgium

A waterreservoir for drinking water, surrounded with a concreate wall. Spaarbekken Blankaart is situated between the river the IJzer and the village of Woumen. 

Added by Dirk Becuwe

Description

Spaarbekken Blankaart is a waterreservoir that attracts many birds. You can walk/bike around it and there is a bird hide. Among the birds you can see are Common Teal, Tufted Duck, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Black-necked Grebe and Eurasian Wigeon. See for more birds the extended birdlist below.

Details

Access

Is situated between Woumen village and the river Ijzer. Follow the signs "Spaarbekken". You can walk or use your bike around it (about 3,5 km to walk/cycle around it). Parking place is near the hide. The hide is on a ramp, ±25 steps in grass and gravel. Click on the P in the map to get directions.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland

Conditions

Open landscape

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Winter

Route

Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

Extra info

Difficult for wheelchairs

Birdingplaces Near

Blankaart,  de IJzervallei.

View birdingplaces in the area that are published on Birdingplaces.eu

Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

Comments

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