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Etang salé de Courthézon

Vaucluse  >  France

Small wetland of 15 ha classified  as "Nature Hot Spot". More of 160 bird species have been seen here.

Description

Etang salé de Courthézon has a footpath which runs around the wetland (1,5 km). It is also accessable for people with disabilities. Cattails, willows and white poplars are the main vegetation with grassland where horses of the Camargue graze. In the area you also find the finest wine "Chateauneuf du Pape", vineyard all around this place.

Some of the nice birds you can see around Etang salé de Courthézon are: European Bee-eater, Little Grebe, Common Nightingale, Reed Warbler, Eurasian Kestrel and Eurasian Green Woodpecker

Details

Access

Take the road D92 between Courthézon and Chateauneuf du Pape.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland, Grassland, Scattered trees and bushes

Conditions

Swampy, Open landscape

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring, Autumn

Best time to visit

Spring, Spring migration, Autumn, Autumn migration

Route

Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

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Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

Comments

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