Groies Bertin

Charente-Maritime  >  France

Groies Bertin is a disused quarry surrounded by woods and a marsh.

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Most recent update 23 November 2020
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Groies Bertin is an excellent spot to observe Eurasian Nightjar courtship behaviours from about 30 min before sunset or earlier to search for them in the surrounding oaks. Other species you can see in the area include Tawny Owl, European Turtle Dove, European Serin, Melodious Warbler, Cirl Bunting, Yellowhammer, Short-toed Treecreeper.



Click on the P in the map to get directions. The area can be visited on foot only. The suggested circular walk on the Birdingplaces-map below is 5,6 km.

Terrain and Habitat

Scattered trees and bushes , Canyon/cliff , Wetland , Forest


Rocky , Flat

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?


Good birding season

Spring , Summer

Best time to visit

Spring , Summer


Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by


Birdwatching hide / platform


Extra info

The site is fenced, please use the dedicated stiles to enter the quarry.

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