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Lac de Puydarrieux

Occitanie  >  France

Nice reservoir with a protected area in its southern part. Well known for Common Crane wintering.

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Most recent update 12 February 2020
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Description

The very special atmosphere when thousands of Common Crane take off at sunrise or settle down for the night at sunset. Other nice birds you can see here are Osprey, Peregrine Falcon, Red Kite, Black-winged Kite, Eurasian Wigeon, Common Kingfisher, Yellowhammer and Cirl Bunting.

Details

Access

From Tarbes D632 to Trie-sur-Baïse.

From Lanemezan, D939 to Trie-sur-Baïse.

From Auch, N21 and D2.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Wetland , Plain , Lake , Scattered trees and bushes , River

Conditions

Hilly , Open landscape

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Yes

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Winter

Route

Paved road , Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Car , Foot , Bicycle , Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

Extra info

To walk around the lake is 8,6 km.

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