c

Viersels gebroekt

Antwerps  >  Belgium

Flowery grasslands between the Molenbeek and the Kleine beek (2 small rivers) . Nice to make a short (5 km) walk. Sometimes it floods in spring and in winter.

Added by Elias Tibax

Description

Lovely to bird in spring. Nice rivervally with lots of birds such as Bluethroat, Reed Bunting, Sedge Warbler, Marsh Warbler, Reed Warbler, Garganey, Common Cuckoo, Grasshopper Warbler, Greater Whitethroat, European Stonechat. During the migration periods you have chances to see waders (Black-tailed Godwit, Ruff, Eurasian Curlew, Common Redshank, Little Ringed Plover), lots of Barn Swallow, Northern Wheatear, Whinchat. And if you are lucky you might see or hear Spotted Crake and Purple Heron.

Details

Access

You can park at different places around the reserve. Walking around the reserve (5 km) is possible.

Terrain and Habitat

Grassland, Valley, Wetland, River

Conditions

Flat, Open landscape, High water possible, Swampy

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round, Spring, Winter, Autumn

Best time to visit

Spring, Spring migration, Autumn migration

Route

Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Extra info

Also nice area for plants, dragonflies and other insects. Also chances to see beaver.

Links

Birdingplaces Near

The whole valley of the "Kleine nete" is good for birding.

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

Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

Comments

Click on the bee eater icon () to insert bird names in your own language. The birdnames will automatically be translated for other users!