Etang, Marais et Anse du Curnic

Bretagne  >  France

Pond separated from the sea by a dike. The Etang de Curnic is a haven for the ducks who come to eat there and rest.

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Most recent update 4 March 2023
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Etang, Marais et Anse du Curnic has a geographical situation which gives it advantages: it thus welcomes a number of waders and ducks, in particular vagrant American ducks such as Ring-necked Duck and Lesser Scaup.


Français: Etang séparé de la mer par une digue, l'Etang de Curnic est un havre pour les canards qui viennent s'y nourrir et s'y reposer. Cet étang présente une situation géographique qui lui confère des avantages : elle accueille ainsi nombre de limicoles et de canards notamment des canards américains égarés tels que le Ring-necked Duck et le Lesser Scaup.



Access by road that runs along the pond. You can park at the Rue de la port parking. Click on the P in the map for directions. The circular walk around Etang, Marais et Anse du Curnic that is indicated on the map is about 3,5 km.


Français: Accès par la route qui longe l'étang. Vous pouvez vous garer sur le parking de la rue de la Port. Cliquez sur le P dans la carte pour les directions. La route de marche circulaire autour d'Etang, Marais et anse du Curnic qui est indiquée sur la carte est d'environ 3,5 km.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland , Lake


Flat , No shadow , Open landscape

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring migration , Autumn migration , Winter


Paved road

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle , Car

Birdwatching hide / platform


Extra info

Photo Etang de Curnic by Larvor, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0, via Wikimedia Commons.


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