Digue du Braek

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Digue du Braek consists of beach and shrub background. This is a good place for birding because many differtent bird species make a stopover here.

Added* by Christophe VANHOVE
Most recent update 16 January 2023
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Digue du Braek is a 6 km stretch with beach and shrubs. A good place for birdwatching. Many birds make a stopover here during migration. The area is easy accessible by car by bike. Among the birds you can see here are Red-breasted Merganser, Great Crested Grebe, Little Grebe, Eurasian Coot, Eurasian Oystercatcher and Northern Lapwing. Also more rare birds like Snow Bunting, Great Northern Diver (Common Loon), Razorbill and Red-necked Grebe can sometimes be seen here.


Français: Endroit sympa ou divers spécimens fond des arrêts. Plage et arbuste fond partie du paysage. Accessibles en voiture en vélo.



The area is easy accessible by car by bike.


Français: Voiture, vélo

Terrain and Habitat

Dunes , Beach


Dusty , Sandy

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?


Good birding season

Winter , Autumn

Best time to visit

Winter , Autumn , Autumn migration , Spring migration


Wide path , Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle , Car

Birdwatching hide / platform


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