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Réserve du Cap Sizun

Bretagne  >  France

Beautiful bird sanctuary in the far west of Brittany with beautiful cliffs and many nice bird species, such as Northern Fulmar and Red-billed Chough.

Added by Clemens Heijmen

Description

The Cap Sizun Reserve covers a coastal strip of jagged, granite cliffs which are up to 70 metres high. Among the ocean-going sea birds which visit the reserve are Kittiwake and Common Guillemot. Coastal species include European ShagLesser Black-backed Gull and Great Black-backed Gull. The heathland, coastal grassland and cliffs are the all year round home of other birds including Common RavenRed-billed Chough and Peregrine Falcon,

It is very easy here to get close to breeding Northern FulmarCommon Guillemot and Kittiwake without disturbing them.

Details

Access

9 km. ten noordwesten van Audierne. Volg de borden naar Réserve Naturelle de Goulien en parkeer op de parkeerplaats en ga vanaf daar te voet verder.

Terrain and Habitat

Sea, Grassland, Moors/heathland

Conditions

Hilly, Rocky, Open landscape

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring

Best time to visit

Spring migration, Spring, Autumn, Autumn migration

Route

Unpaved road, Wide path, Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Extra info

There are many paths to take a longer walk.

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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