Pointe du Hourdel

Somme  >  France

Pointe du Hourdel gives a view of the whole bay. Interesting at high tide and low tide. Always a few interesting birds to watch.

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Most recent update 8 October 2020


Pointe du Hourdel is a cape in the Bay of the Somme, where the coast bends in a south-westerly direction. The lighthouse of Le Hourdel is located on the cape. Among the birds you can see here are Common Shelduck, Eurasian Curlew, Spoonbill, Sandwich Tern, Grey Plover, Common Ringed Plover, Dunlin, Eurasian Oystercatcher and Common Redshank. The cape is also known because of the seals that can be well observed.


Français: Vue de toute la baie. Intéressant à marée haute et marée basse. Toujours quelques choses à observer.



Park on the platform and continue on foot. Click on the P in the map to get directions.


Français: Garez vous sur le quai et continuer à pied. Cliquez sur le P sur la carte pour obtenir les directions.

Terrain and Habitat

Sea , Beach , Dunes


Flat , Sandy , No shadow , High water possible

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring migration , Autumn migration


Wide path

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by


Birdwatching hide / platform


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