Etang de la Perthuisière

Centre  >  France

Very small pond which sometimes has pleasant surprises.

Most recent update 1 November 2020
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Etang de la Perthuisière is a very small and wild pond between the villages of Avrillé les Ponceaux and Saint-Symphorien-les-Ponceaux. This small lake sometimes serves nice bird surprise and is worth a look when you are in the area. It's a private lake, so it is not allowed to enter the area. Among the birds you could see here are Grey Wagtail, Middle Spotted Woodpecker, Blackcap, Little Grebe and different kinds of herons and ducks.


Français: L'étang de la Perthuisière est un tout petit étang sauvage entre les villages d'Avrillé les Ponceaux et de Saint-Symphorien-les-Ponceaux. Ce petit lac sert parfois de belle surprise aux oiseaux et vaut le détour lorsque vous êtes dans la région. C'est un lac privé, il n'est donc pas permis d'entrer dans la zone. Parmi les oiseaux que vous pouvez voir ici, il y a Grey Wagtail, Middle Spotted Woodpecker, Blackcap, Little Grebe et différents types de hérons et de canards.



Possibility to park nearby. Observations from the road. The pond is private.


Français: Possibilité de se garer tout près .Observations depuis la route. L'étang est privé.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland , Forest , Scattered trees and bushes



Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring migration , Autumn migration , Winter , Summer


Paved road

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Car

Birdwatching hide / platform


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