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Le Champ Virlois

Seine-et-Marne  >  France

One of the main reedbed areas in the Paris area. A great spot for many species of reedbirds!

Added* by Maxime Zucca
Most recent update 8 December 2021
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Description

Le Champ Virlois is interesting for several reedbed species, including Bluethroat, Great Reed Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Little Bittern, Water Rail and Marsh Harrier. Penduline Tit has been spotted in stopover and crakes are possible.

In the surrounding forests Bullfinch, Eurasian Hobby, Willow Warbler and Black Kite are quite easy to see. Stone-curlew and Common Goldeneye can be found at the surrounding gravel pits.

Details

Access

Le Champ Virlois is best reached by car (very far from any train station). Click on the P in the map for directions.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring , Autumn , Summer

Best time to visit

Spring , Summer , Autumn

Route

Paved road , Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

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