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Reserve d'Arjuzanx

Les Landes  >  France

Biggest French wintering site for Common Crane. But many other birds can be seen.

Added by Fer Andeweg

Description

Located on the territory of 4 municipalities the Arjuzanx site covers 2,679 hectare and has become the largest French wintering site for  Common Crane. Among the 177 bird species observed are European Marsh HarrierHen HarrierEurasian NightjarRed-backed ShrikeDartford WarblerTawny PipitPeregrine Falcon, White-tailed EagleCommon TealBlack-winged Stilt and Little Ringed Plover. However, it is with the presence in winter of Common Crane that the site is really spectacular.

Details

Access

The park can be reached by bus and car. The park is open all year round and enjoys an exceptional, open access environment on an area of approximately 400 ha. To facilitate the discovery visits are offered accompanied by a nature guide. They are intended for the general public as part of nature walks or thematic events, the main highlight of which is the "Common Crane Show".

Terrain and Habitat

Forest, Wetland

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring, Winter, Autumn

Best time to visit

Spring migration, Autumn migration

Route

Paved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle, Car, Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

Extra info

Bird watching hut can only be reached with an excursion organized by the park.

Links

View birdingplaces in the area that are published on Birdingplaces.eu

Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

Comments

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