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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

Description

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.

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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.

Details

Access

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.

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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

Conditions

Flat, Open landscape, High water possible

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Yes

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Autumn, Autumn migration, Spring migration

Route

Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle, Car

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

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