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Lac de Lamartine

Occitanie  >  France

South of Toulouse, Lake Lamartine is a protected area built in old gravel pits in the town of Roques-sur-Garonne.

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Description

It is home to many nesting and / or wintering water birds that you will discover from the observation posts or from the landscaped path that runs along it.

Chance on seeing Common KingfisherCommon PochardFerruginous DuckOsprey and Black Kite.

Details

Access

From Toulouse, drive south on E80/A64  up to Roques-sur-Garonne, then take the D817 road toward Muret and turn left to Frouzins (D42).  Before entering Frouzins turn right (Lac de Lamartine sign).

The lake is 17 km south of Toulouse.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest, Lake

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Winter, Spring

Route

Wide path, Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

Extra info

The bird hide is accessible only through a key-locked gate. The key is accesssible from the  ward at the entrance of the park.

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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