Vestsjælland  >  Denmark

Nice place to watch the White-tailed Eagle nest on a small island in lake Skarresø. Also many other birds and a nice view over the lake to Jyderup.

Added* by Karsten nilsson
Most recent update 13 March 2022


Lake Skarresø is a big lake surrounded by woodlands. In the southern part of the lake, there is a bird observation point. According to BirdLife Denmark (DOF), more than 140 bird species have been recorded around the lake. There is a good opportunity to see different birds of prey. The largest of them is the White-tailed Eagle, which has been breeding at the lake since 2003. Among the other birds you can see in the area are Common Kingfisher, Tufted Duck, Northern Shoveler, Great Cormorant, Common Tern and Red Kite.



The viewpoint is on the southwestern side of lake Skarresø. Click on the P in the map to get directions.

Terrain and Habitat

Plain , Scattered trees and bushes



Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring , Winter , Summer , Autumn


Paved road

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform


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