Etangs de Belval-en-Argonne

Marne  >  France

The nature reserve of the ponds of Belval-en-Argonne allows the observation of birds of the wetlands through 3 observatories.

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Most recent update 4 February 2022
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Etangs de Belval-en-Argonne is a nature reserve with several ponds and covers 203 hectares. The biggest pond is surrounded by a trail and has 3 bird hides. Great place for birdwatching as some less common species can often be seen here. Among the birds you can encounter are Bluethroat, Common Tern, Common Goldeneye, Great Crested Grebe, Marsh Harrier, Reed Bunting, Sedge Warbler, Great Reed Warbler, Savi's Warbler, Black Stork, Common Crane, Northern Lapwing, Common Kingfisher, Greylag Goose, Northern Shoveler, Common Teal, Great Egret and Garganey.


Français: La réserve naturelle des étangs de Belval-en-Argonne permet l'observation d'oiseaux des zones humides à travers 3 observatoires. La réserve s'étend sur 203 ha. Son intérêt réside avant tout dans son avifaune.



Access by the D354 with a small car park near the first observatory. Click on the P in the map to get directions.


Français: Accès par la D354 avec un petit parking à proximité du premier observatoire.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland , Grassland , Scattered trees and bushes , Reedbeds


Flat , Wet

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Autumn migration , Spring


Wide path

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by


Birdwatching hide / platform


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