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Egå Engsø

Aarhus  >  Denmark

Egå Engsø is an artificial lake and wetland site where you can make a nice walk around the lake and see many birds.

Description

The lake covers approximately 115 hectares. On the south brink, there is a bird watching tower. Almost 200 different birdspecies have been seen here.

Lots of waterbirds during the winter, and breeding gulls during the spring, including the ocasional visits of White-tailed Eagle

Details

Access

A 5 km long path runs round the lake. There are 2 parking lots; near the motorway junction from Lystrupvej at the north east corner and from Viengevej in the south east corner. You can park in several places around, but it is more enjoyable if you walk around, or travel with your bike.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Winter

Route

Paved road, Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

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Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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