The Domaine des Oiseaux is spread over nearly 100 hectares. It is a rest and catering area for migrating birds on the way to and from there breeding grounds. For birdwatchers it is a nice stopover for migrating wildfowl and waders. Birds you can see here are Common Snipe, White Stork, Green Sandpiper, Black-winged Stilt, Water Rail, Hoopoe and Glossy Ibis.
About 1 hour drive South of Toulouse by higway A66, exit Mazères or by D820 to Cintegabelle and then D35 to Mazères.
Terrain and HabitatWetland, Forest, Plain, Lake, Scattered trees and bushes, River
ConditionsFlat, Swampy, Open landscape
Is a telescope useful?Yes
Good birding seasonAll year round
Best time to visitAutumn migration, Spring migration
RouteWide path, Unpaved road
Difficulty walking trailEasy
Accessible byFoot, Bicycle, Wheelchair
Birdwatching hide / platformYes
Open every day. Free entrance. The route shown on the map is 6,5 km.