Lac de Curbans - Amont

Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur  >  France

Area upstream of Lake Curbans with reed beds and depending on the water level uncovered mud flats.

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Most recent update 11 December 2021
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This area on the northeast shores of Lac de Curbans is interesting especially when the water level is low (waders, snipes). Please note that the water level can change very quickly. Among the birds you can see are Little Grebe, Water Rail, Snipe, Cetti's Warbler, Common Teal, Common Ringed Plover, Little Ringed Plover, Green Sandpiper, Common Greenshank and Little Egret.


Français: Amont du lac de Curbans avec roselières et vasières découvertes en fonction de la régulation du niveau d'eau par EDF. Zone intéressante notamment lorsque le niveau d'eau est bas (limicoles, bécassines). Attention le niveau de l'eau est susceptible de changer très rapidement.



Follow the departmental road n ° 4 which connects Curbans to Tallard. Coming from the south, at the foot of the village of Curbans, cross the bridge and continue north for 600m. Turn left into a small road that descends slightly into the lavender fields.


Français: Suivre la route départementale n°4 qui relie Curbans à Tallard. En arrivant par le sud, au pied du village de Curbans, passer le pont et continuer vers le nord sur 600m. Tourner à gauche dans une petite route qui descend légèrement dans les champs de lavande.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland , River , Lake , Scattered trees and bushes , Mud flats , Reedbeds


Flat , Hilly

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring , Autumn , Winter

Best time to visit

Autumn migration , Winter , Spring


Paved road

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Car

Birdwatching hide / platform


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