Les Morsalines

Manche  >  France

Coastal area on one side and marshes on the other with very good visibility.

Added* by simon roquier
Most recent update 12 March 2023
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Les Morsalines is a winter migration area, which makes it possible to observe a diversity of birds in a restricted area. Among the birds you can encounter are Lesser Whitethroat, Bearded Tit, Red-breasted Merganser, Common Shelduck, Eurasian Oystercatcher, Grey Plover, Curlew Sandpiper, Eurasian Curlew, Dunlin, Common Redshank, Great Skua, Northern Gannet, Slavonian Grebe (Horned Grebe) and Black-necked Grebe.


Français: Zone de littoral d'un coté et de marais de l'autre avec un très bonne visibilité. Zone de migration hivernale, ce qui permet d'observer une diversité d'oiseaux dans une zone restreinte.



The best way to get there is by car but to explore the area walking is recommended, it also allows better birdwatching.


Français: Le meilleur moyen pour s'y rendre est en voiture mais pour le visiter, la marche est conseillé, cela permet également de mieux observer les oiseaux.

Terrain and Habitat

Beach , Mud flats , Reedbeds , Dunes , Sea , Scattered trees and bushes


Open landscape , Sandy

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?


Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring migration , Autumn migration , Winter , Summer


Unpaved road , Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle , Car , Boat

Birdwatching hide / platform


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