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Vallei van de Zijpbeek

Limburg  >  Belgium

A marsh and moor area with wet and dry areas, ponds and woods. Many habitats, so also many different kinds of birds to see.

Added by Joop Speth

Description

Vallei van de Zijpbeek (Valley of the Zijp stream) is a very differentiated area. With moors and heathland, wet and dry, with all the typical species to be expected. Among the birds you can see here are: Red-backed Shrike, Eurasian Nightjar, European Pied Flycatcher, Spotted Flycatcher, Bluethroat, European Honey-buzzard, Eurasian Hobby, Black Woodpecker, European Stonechat, Tree Pipit, Wood Lark, Wood Warbler and Willow Tit

Details

Access

Access by car is difficult. No car park in the area. Easiest way is the road on the north side. (for parking see the P on the map). You have to explore the area on foot.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest, Wetland, Scattered trees and bushes, Moors/heathland, Reedbeds, Lake

Conditions

High water possible, Sandy, Hilly, Swampy, Dry

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Yes

Good birding season

Spring, Summer

Best time to visit

Spring, Summer

Route

Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

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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