Kværs Hede

Sønderjylland  >  Denmark

An old moving dune that was stopped by plantation. These days it's a heath surrounded by dark pine forest.

Added* by Maria Petersen
Most recent update 7 January 2023
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Kværs Heath is an old wandering dune which has been stopped with the planting of trees. The area is a mix of trees, open spaces with heath and ponds. There is a chance to spot the increasingly rare Willow Tit. Among the other birds you can encounter are Red-backed Shrike, Great Grey Shrike, Eurasian Green Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Black Woodpecker, Crested Tit, Eurasian Treecreeper and Goldcrest. The area has also been visited by Wood Lark, Hoopoe and Nutcracker.



Parking lot on Hedetoft or on Lyngtoft. Click on a P in the map to get directions to that point. The circular route indicated on the map is about 3,5 km long.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Moors/heathland , Lake


Hilly , Sandy

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit



Wide path , Unpaved road , Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by


Birdwatching hide / platform


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