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La Ferme de l'Isle

Seine-et-Marne  >  France

Old gravel pit in the Seine River Valley that is good for ducks and other water birds in winter.

Added* by Maxime Zucca
Most recent update 8 December 2021

Description

La Ferme de l'Isle is a lake area that can be very good in winter for ducks and allies. One of the most reliable sites for Smew in Ile de France. Recent rarities include Pink-footed Goose , Common Eider and Tundra Swan (Bewick's Swan).

Details

Access

By car only (train stations are very far away)

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Yes

Good birding season

Winter , Spring

Best time to visit

Winter

Route

Paved road , Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Car , Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Extra info

You can spot from the road or you can also walk along the path, and watch the other lake on the eastern part, and discover the nice alluvial forests of the Nature Reserve.

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