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Lauzières

Charente-Maritime  >  France

Between marshes, mudflats and agricultural land, Lauzières is an interesting site for birdwatching.

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Most recent update 20 September 2021
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Description

At the edge of the ocean, the marshes of Lauzières offer a great diversity of species to observe. Waders will be present, like the Common Redshank, Green Sandpiper, but also the Little Egret, Great Egret, Grey Heron or sometimes. On the ocean side, the Mediterranean Gull, Common Gull, Yellow-legged Gull, Herring Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Sandwich Tern and the Little Tern will also be there. At low tide, many waders, such as the Bar-tailed Godwit come to feed in the mudflat and the port of Plomb.

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Français: Entre marais, vasière et cultures, lauzières est un site intéressant pour l'ornithologie ! Au bord de l'océan, les marais de Lauzières vous offriront une grand diversité d'espèces à observer. Les petits échassiers seront présents, comme le Common Redshank , Green Sandpiper , mais aussi les Little Egret , Great Egret , Grey Heron ou même la plus rare Eurasian Spoonbill. Côté océan, les Mediterranean Gull , Common Gull , Yellow-legged Gull , Herring Gull , Lesser Black-backed Gull , Great Black-backed Gull , Sandwich Tern et les Little Tern seront aussi au rendez vous. À marée basse, beaucoup de petits Limicoles ,tels que les Bar-tailed Godwit , ou encore les viendront s'alimenter dans la vasière et le port du Plomb.

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Access

No large parking lot is provided to visit this place, but it is possible to park in different places, especially along the rue du port. The circular route on the map is about 8 km long. You can explore the area by bike, if walking is to long for you. Note: Several paths are not accessible to wheelchairs.

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Français: Il est possible de se garer partout dans les lotissements, notamment le long de la rue du port. Aucun grand parking n'est prévu pour visiter cet endroit. Il vaut mieux faire cette promenade à vélo, car la marche peut vite être longue... Plusieurs sentiers ou chemins ne seront pas accessible aux fauteuils roulants.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland , City/village , Sea , Agriculture , Mud flats , Canyon/cliff

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Autumn migration , Spring migration , Winter

Route

Paved road , Wide path , Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle , Car

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

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