Viborg, Central Jutland  >  Denmark

Mixed forest with many oak trees incl. a small gorge with a stream and tiny dam pond. Nearby Lake Hald and Stanghede Heath. Many forest birds. And White-throated Dipper.


Forest birds as warblers, thrushes, tits, flycatchers, treecreepers and woodpeckers are more numerous here, and streambirds include kingfisher. Bird species: Common KingfisherBlack WoodpeckerShort-toed Treecreeper and Long-tailed Tit (yearround); White-throated Dipper(winter and early spring); and Grey Wagtail and Wood Warbler (spring and summer). More than 120 bird species registered in https://dofbasen.dk/

For a longer stroll take a walk north along the lake for more birding and culture heritage, or continue up beyond the gorge to check the heath area (Stanghede) for Red-backed Shrike and Whinchat.

Bring a telescope only if you want to look far out on the lake.

A playground is nearby and up the road is a nature school.



Park by the restaurant Niels Bugge Kro, or by the Nature School to the north. Walk the area (the walking trail on the map is about 4 km).  Some paths can be slippery in wet conditions.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest, Lake


Hilly, Slippery, Flat

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Winter, Spring, Summer


Paved road, Unpaved road, Wide path, Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform


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Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here


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