Loire Angevine

Maine-et-Loire  >  France

Angevin part from the Loire Valley. Lots of water birds and easy observation points along the river, all year round

Added by Grégoire Duffez


Loire Angevine is a beautiful area to watch birds along the river Loire. Observations of numerous water, local and migratory birds are easy. Next to that magnificent landscapes and a pleasant stroll. Among the more rare and special birds that have been seen here are Pectoral Sandpiper, Temminck's Stint, Marsh Sandpiper, Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Curlew Sandpiper, Black-winged Stilt, Gull-billed Tern, Black Stork and Osprey.


Français: Portion angevine de la vallée de la Loire. Nombreux oiseaux d'eau et points d'observation faciles, en toute saison. Observations de nombreux oiseaux d'eau, locaux et de passage migratoire. Paysages magnifiques, et balade agréable.



Possibility to park at the level of the "cales" (wedges), that are the access points to the water. Observation from these holds, or at water level (except winter). The route along the river Loire that you see on the map is 11 km.


Français: Possibilité de se garer au niveau des "cales", c'est à dire des points d'accès à l'eau. Observation depuis ces cales, ou bien au ras de l'eau (hors hiver). Le parcours le long de la Loire que vous voyez sur la carte est de 11 km.

Terrain and Habitat

River, Beach


Flat, Open landscape, High water possible

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?


Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Autumn, Autumn migration, Spring migration


Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle, Car

Birdwatching hide / platform


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Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here


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