Falaise à Guêpiers

Drôme  >  France

A colony of European Bee-eater nests in the cliffs north of the quarry lake. But throughout the year there are many other birds to see.

Added* by Nicolas Haeringer
Most recent update 6 April 2022


Quarry lake along the river Drôme that hosts a colony of European Bee-eater. But many other birds can be seen in the area. For example Rock Sparrow, Brambling, Redwing, Great Cormorant, Common Chiffchaff and Reed Bunting.


Français: Une colonie de guêpiers niche dans les falaises situées au nord du lac de carrière. Nombreux autres oiseaux, tout au long de l'année.



You can park near the lakes of the old quarry, which you can access from the junction for Barnave.


Français: On peut se garer à proximité des lacs de l'ancienne carrière, à laquelle on accède depuis la birfurcation pour Barnave.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland , Lake , Reedbeds , Mud flats , Agriculture


Flat , Sandy , Wet , Slippery

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring , Summer


Paved road

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by


Birdwatching hide / platform


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