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Île d'Ouessant

Bretagne  >  France

Mythical island for siberian and neartic birds. The place to be between mid-september and mid-november for rare vagrants.

Added by Paul

Description

Best french place for mega vagrancy during autumn. Bird list is quite insane : Chestnut BuntingCommon NighthawkSiberian ThrushWhite's ThrushAmerican Redstart and many more.

Details

Access

By ferry from Le Conquet or Brest. Bike riding on the island.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland, Scattered trees and bushes, Grassland, Beach, Sea, Reedbeds, City/village

Conditions

Hilly, Rocky, Swampy, Slippery, High water possible, Open landscape

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Autumn

Route

Paved road, Unpaved road, Narrow trail, Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Extra info

Don't forget to drink a little pint at Le Ty Korn in the city center.

Links

Birdingplaces Near

Île de Molène and Brittany in general

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View birdingplaces in the area that are published on Birdingplaces.eu

Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

Comments

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