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Small beautiful island owned by Age V. Jensen Naturfond.

Added* by Maria Petersen
Most recent update 7 January 2023


Æbelø is a small island with very bird-rich surroundings. The walk across the tidal causeway is worth the trip alone, the island is gem, beautiful views and nature is getting first priority. Among the birds you can encounter are Avocet, Red-breasted Merganser, Common Eider, Common Goldeneye, Common Scoter, Eurasian Curlew, Eurasian Oystercatcher, Bar-tailed Godwit, Red-backed Shrike and Marsh Harrier. But many more, see the birdlist below.



Parking at Lindøhoved. Click on the P in the map to get directions. You have to walk across the tidal causeway around low tide. Be sure to check the tide table. See the link below.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Plain , Beach , Grassland , Sea


Flat , High water possible , Sandy

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit



Unpaved road , Narrow trail , Wide path

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Boat

Birdwatching hide / platform


Extra info

The walk across the tidal causeway takes about an hour and a half. There is a public toilet at Lindøhoved, no running water though. Bring a trovel and biodegradable paper. And lots of water. Staying overnight is not permitted.


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