Lac des Deux Amants

Normandie  >  France

Reservoir of 372 hectares that attracts many water birds with its islets and creeks.

Added* by Martin de Lajudie
Most recent update 16 January 2023
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Lac des Deux Amants offerers perfect conditions for many birds to visit the area. The amount of fish resources attracts large numbers of fish-eating birds, and the islets on the lake allow the nesting of many species. Among the birds you can see are ducks, swans, geese, herons, grebes and waders. Also rarities have been seen here like Bufflehead, Little Crake, Lesser Scaup, Red-necked Grebe and Iceland Gull.


Français: Lac de retenue de 372 hectares, le lac des Deux Amants, par ses ilots et ses criques, semble etre destiné à l'accueil des oiseaux d'eau. L'importance de l'étendue d'eau qu'offre le lac permet à de nombreux oiseaux de venir. La quantité de ressource halieutique attire de grandes quantités d'oiseaux piscivores, et les îlots sur le lac, permettent la nidification de nombreuses espèces.



Various car parks surround the lake. Click on a P in the map for directions. The circular route indicated on the map is about 8,5 km.


Français: Divers parkings entourent le lac. Cliquez sur un P dans la carte pour les directions. L'itinéraire circulaire indiqué sur la carte est d'environ 8,5 km.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland , Valley , Scattered trees and bushes , Reedbeds , Lake


Slippery , Flat

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?


Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Winter , Spring migration , Autumn migration


Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform


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