Héronnière de Bellebouche

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Mixed heron colony that can be observed from a bird hide.

Added* by Bruno Jaloux
Most recent update 23 May 2023


Héronnière de Bellebouche is a mixed heronry. From an observatory you have a good view on the different heron species. Among the species you can see are Purple Heron, Grey Heron, Cattle Egret and Little Egret.

Please note: in May 2023 the lake had completely dried up and there were no more waterfowl and herons.


Français: Héronnière mixte depuis un observatoire. Heronnière mixte avec Purple Heron , Grey Heron , Cattle Egret et Little Egret.

Attention : en mai 2023 le lac s'était complètement asséché et il n'y avait plus ni oiseaux aquatiques ni hérons.



On foot, a hiking trail circles the Bellebouche pond, with several observatories. Parking at the leisure center north of the pond. By bike or by car, quick and easy access to the intersection of the D21 and the Rosnay road.


Français: A pied, un sentier de randonnée fait le tour de l'étang de Bellebouche, avec plusieurs observatoire. Parking à la base de loisir au nord de l'étang. En vélo ou en voiture, accès possible et rapide au croisement de la D21 et de la route de Rosnay.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Wetland , Lake



Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring , Summer , Autumn


Narrow trail , Paved road

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle , Car

Birdwatching hide / platform


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