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Dunes de la Baie d'Audierne

Bretagne  >  France

Dune reserve housing the only colony of European Bee-eater in Brittany.

Added* by Amaury
Most recent update 30 March 2022

Description

The Bay of Audierne is located between the Pointe du Raz and the Pointe de Penmarc’h, including more than 10km of dunes. Dunes de la baie d'Audierne are the only place in Brittany where you can find a European Bee-eater colony. Together with Sand Martin they nest here on this beautiful dune massif.

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Français: Site dunaire abritant l'unique colonie de guêpiers d'europe bretons. L'hirondelles des rivages ainsi que les guepiers d'europe nichent ici sur ce beau massif dunaire

Details

Access

Go to la pointe de la torche, cross the town of Plomeur.

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Français: Aller jusqu'à la pointe de la torche, traverser la commune de Plomeur.

Terrain and Habitat

Sea , Beach

Conditions

No shadow , Open landscape , High water possible

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Yes

Good birding season

Spring , Summer

Best time to visit

Spring

Route

Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

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Top 5 birds

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