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Etang de Chevigné

Maine-et-Loire  >  France

Private lake where you can see many birds. You can explore Chevigné pond from the public southern road.

Added by Alain Fossé

Description

The 51 hectares Chevigné pond is an a shallow pond bordered by several vegetation belts, including a fairly large reed bed. This is an important site for birds, serving in particular as a breeding area for several rare or uncommon species. Large groups of ducks can be seen in autumn and winter and many other waterbirds all year round. Some of the nice birds you can see here are European Marsh Harrier, Hen Harrier, Great Bittern, Purple Heron, Little Egret, Black-necked Grebe and Eurasian Spoonbill.

Details

Access

You can explore the lake from the public southern road.

Terrain and Habitat

Lake, Reedbeds

Conditions

Open landscape, Flat

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Yes

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Winter

Route

Paved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Car, Bicycle, Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Birdingplaces Near

Loire valley

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Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

Comments

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