Etangs de Bihécourt

Picardie  >  France

A complex of 3 marshy ponds in the middle of an agricultural area. The oasis attracts many birds.

Added* by John Morecroft
Most recent update 28 May 2021
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The Bihécourt ponds are a natural oasis in between agricultural lands and are a haven for birds. The ponds are popular with fishermen. Among the birds you can see are Northern Shoveler, Little Grebe, Little Ringed Plover, Cuckoo, Marsh Harrier, Common Kingfisher, Golden Oriole, Common Nightingale and Cetti's Warbler.


Français: Les étangs de Bihécourt sont une oasis naturelle entre les terres agricoles et sont un paradis pour les oiseaux. Les étangs sont appréciés des pêcheurs.



You can make a circular walk from the village of Vermand or just park at the roadside near the lakes. On the map you see a circular walk of 8,5 km through the surrounding area and fields.


Français: Vous pouvez faire une promenade circulaire depuis le village de Vermand ou simplement vous garer au bord de la route près des lacs. Sur la carte, vous voyez une promenade circulaire de 8,5 km à travers les environs et les champs.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland , Lake


Open landscape

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?


Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit



Paved road , Wide path , Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Car , Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform


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