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Etang des Aigrettes

Rhônes-Alpes  >  France

On the shores of Lac du Bourget, in its southern part, a protected natural area shelters many animals and plants that depend on wetlands.

Added by CJMP31

Description

In winter, the lake welcomes nearly 20,000 birds. It is a major site for the wintering of water birds. In spring, it is the highlight of the period of love and parades of Great Crested Grebe.

Details

Access

Located near Chambéry aiport. Accès to the site is on D1504 road to Bourget-du-Lac. Turn left to reach the "chateau de Thomas II" Car park.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest, Wetland, Lake

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Winter, Spring

Route

Wide path, Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle, Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

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Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

Comments

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