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 Harrier, Hen Harrier, Eurasian Nightjar, Red-backed Shrike, Dartford Warbler, Tawny Pipit, Peregrine Falcon, White-tailed Eagle, Common Teal, Black-winged Stilt and Little Ringed Plover. However, it is with the presence in winter of Common Crane that the site is really spectacular.
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 HabitatForest, Wetland
Is a telescope useful?Can be useful
Good birding seasonSpring, Winter, Autumn
Best time to visitSpring migration, Autumn migration
Difficulty walking trailEasy
Accessible byFoot, Bicycle, Car, Wheelchair
Birdwatching hide / platformYes
Bird watching hut can only be reached with an excursion organized by the park.