Domaine des Oiseaux

Occitanie  >  France

Former gravel pit used for the construction of the highway and redeveloped into a nature reserve by the town of Mazères and the local hunting federation.

Added* by CJMP31
Most recent update 1 May 2020


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 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 Habitat

Wetland , Forest , Plain , Lake , Scattered trees and bushes , River


Flat , Wet , Open landscape

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?


Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Autumn migration , Spring migration


Wide path , Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle , Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform


Extra info

Open every day. Free entrance. The route shown on the map is 6,5 km.

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