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Ove Lake West

Jylland  >  Denmark

Long and narrow protected lake area with plenty of birds to see. Easy accessible on this spot on the northwest side of the lake.

Added by Ivan Hansen

Description

Ovesø or Ove Lake is an 8 km long lake located in Thy. The lake is narrow and the deepest parts of the lake is two and a half meter. The area is a protected Natura 2000 area and consists mainly of reed bed. The area is protected as an important site for the otter and was for a period its only habitat in Denmark, but is also together with surrounding fields and meadows habitat for resting birds. Among the birds you can see here are White-tailed EagleGarganeyMute SwanTundra Swan (Bewick's Swan)Whooper SwanCommon PochardGrey Heron and Common Tern.

Details

Access

Easy accessible on this spot in the northwest side. Click on the P in the map to get directions.

Terrain and Habitat

Lake

Conditions

Flat, Open landscape

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Yes

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Autumn

Route

Paved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Car

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

Birdingplaces Near

"Vejlerne"  25 km nordeast of Thisted.

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Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

Comments

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