Lacs de Layrac sur Tarn

Haute-Garonne  >  France

Three small lakes, probably old gravel pits. The site holds a heron breeding colony.

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Most recent update 12 January 2023
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Lacs de Layrac sur Tarn are a small complex of three lakes near the river Tarn. The site has easy access and there are several hides. The area has an important heron colony with Cattle Egret, Grey Heron and Black-crowned Night Heron. Other birds you can encounter are Great Cormorant and Common Kingfisher.


Français: Trois petits lac, probablement d'anciennes gravières. Une importante heronniere Cattle Egret, Grey Heron, Black-crowned Night Heron, Great Cormorant, Common Kingfisher.



Located 30 km southeast of Montauban and 30 km north of Toulouse. Easy access by road. Click on the P in the map for directions.


Français: Situé à 30 km au sud-est de Montauban et 30 km au nord de Toulouse. Accès facile par la route. Cliquez sur le P sur la carte pour les directions.

Terrain and Habitat

Scattered trees and bushes , Wetland , Lake , Grassland



Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Winter , Spring migration , Spring


Paved road , Wide path , Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform


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