Plage de Saint-Vivien

Aquitaine  >  France

Entrance to the channel at the port of Saint-Vivien. An area with shell sand beach, hedges, mudflats on an estuary subject to the tides.

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Most recent update 10 December 2021
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Plage de Saint-Vivien is near the Pointe de Grave and vast mudflats. You can see many ducks, waders and sea birds, but also birds of prey. Among the birds you can see are Common Shelduck, Marsh Harrier, Zitting Cisticola, Common Nightingale, Eurasian Kestrel, Eurasian Curlew and Black-winged Kite.


Français: Entrée du chenal au port de Saint-Vivien, plage de sable coquillier, haies, vastesvasières sur estuaire soumis aux marées. A proximité de la pointe de Grave et son camp d,observation migratoire, situé à 12 km à vol d'oiseau.



Parking lot, at the foot of the dike by the river, in front of the Guinguette de la Plage.


Français: Parc de stationnement, au pied de la digue à la rivière, devant la Guinguette de la Plage.

Terrain and Habitat

Scattered trees and bushes , Wetland , Beach , Mud flats , Reedbeds , Grassland , Dunes



Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?


Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring migration , Autumn migration


Narrow trail , Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle , Car , Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform


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