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Jilove u Prahy

Stredocesky kraj  >  Czech Republic

Really great spot for birding with large open meadows rounded by mixed forrests. From the top of Pepr hill you have great views.

Added by Petr

Description

Open area of meadows mixed with patches of forest close to the village of Jilove u Prahy. Great views over the surroundings from an observation tower (an accessible telecommunication tower, see more info below). You can watch birds like Common Buzzard, Red Kite, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Eurasian Kestrel, Tawny Owl and many others.

Details

Access

You can easily park in city center. Or use bus from Prague. The area is easy to access with photo equipment from centre of Jilove u Prahy. It takes around 30 mins of easy walk from bus stop. The area has a lot of options for nice walks.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest, Scattered trees and bushes, Grassland, Plain, River

Conditions

Hilly

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Summer, Spring migration, Autumn migration, Spring, Autumn, Winter

Route

Paved road, Unpaved road, Narrow trail, Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle, Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

Extra info

The 30-meter steel telecommunication tower is located on Pepper Hill at an altitude of 449 meters. The tower offers a beautiful circular view from an open gallery at a height of 18 meters. From the gallery of the lookout tower you can see Prague and have a great view on the Bohemian landscape and birds flying by. A red marked trail from the town square leads you to the tower.

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Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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