Etang de Hoste Haut

Grand Est, Moselle  >  France

Fishing pond with a reserve area prohibited to fishing where there is an LPO (BirdLife France) observatory.

Added* by Ruff
Most recent update 19 March 2023
This birdingplace has not been rated yet. Click here to be the first to rate this area with 1 to 5 stars


Etang de Hoste Haut has a nice bird hide. On the lake, in the reed beds and in the surroundings you can encounter birds such as Common Pochard, Goosander, Cuckoo, Water Rail, Snipe, Great Bittern, Little Bittern, Marsh Harrier, Red Kite, Common Kingfisher, Red-backed Shrike, Marsh Tit, Bearded Tit, Zitting Cisticola, Sedge Warbler, Great Reed Warbler, Black Redstart and Common Nightingale.


Français: Etang de pêche avec une zone de réserve interdite à la pêche où se trouve un observatoire de la LPO



Park in the fishermen's car park at the beginning of the pond and walk 500 meter to the observatory along the reed bed.


Français: Se garer sur le parking des pêcheurs au début de l'étang et rejoindre à pied l'observatoire en longeant la roselière.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Wetland , Grassland , Scattered trees and bushes , Lake , Reedbeds



Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring migration , Autumn migration


Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle , Car

Birdwatching hide / platform



View other birding spots in the area that are published on Birdingplaces


Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

Show more birds Show less birds
Show more images Show less images

Comments & Tips

Click on the little bird icon () to insert bird names in your own language. The birdnames will automatically be translated for other users!