c

Bolehost

Hradec Kralove  >  Czech Republic

A quiet little village with great number of birds of prey and other birds that spread over the fields and local ponds.

Added* by jason Frost
Most recent update 11 June 2022

Description

In the surroundings of the village of Bolehost throughout the year you can observe many different bird species. All year round we have birds of prey in the local fields and they also come and visit the local ponds looking for food. Among the birds you can encounter are Black Stork, Hoopoe, European Honey-buzzard, White-tailed Eagle, Marsh Harrier, Cuckoo, Black Woodpecker, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Syrian Woodpecker, Red-backed Shrike, Great Grey Shrike, Hawfinch, and Wryneck.

Details

Access

You can park anywhere in the village and leave your car. But you can also get to the the area by train or explore the area by bike. Best areas are the fields as you come into Bolehost near the trainstation and the main round coming in from Ledce. The circular route shown on the map is about 12 km long, but can be easily shortened.

Terrain and Habitat

Grassland , Lake , City/village , Forest

Conditions

Open landscape , 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

Route

Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle , Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

Extra info

There are scatted hides around the village that can be used. Just be careful going up the ladders can be slippery.

View other birding spots in the area that are published on Birdingplaces

Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

Comments