Saint Germain sur Ay

Manche  >  France

A headland on a sandy bay. Pleasant family outing. The conditions are pleasant even in windy weather.

Added* by simon roquier
Most recent update 31 January 2023
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The headland of Saint-Germain-sur-Ay is an area of sand, sea, dunes and beach where atypical birds can be observed. This is why it is very interesting to check the birds in the area and take a walk here. Among the birds that can be spotted are Razorbill, Northern Fulmar, Common Eider, Eurasian Nightjar, Snow Bunting, Common Shelduck. Northern Wheatear, Lesser Whitethroat and a wide array of waders, waterfowl, gulls and seabirds. See the birdlist below.


Français: Sortie très agréable à faire en famille. Les coinditions sont agréable même par temps de vent. Des oiseaux atypiques sont observable sur cette zone, c'est pour çaa qu'il est très interessant de venir y faire une balade.



Parking is available for visitors. Click on the P in the map for directions.


Français: Un parking est mis a disposition pour les visiteurs. Cliquez sur le P sur la carte pour les directions.

Terrain and Habitat

Beach , Sea , Dunes


Flat , Sandy , Open landscape , High water possible , No shadow

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?


Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring migration , Autumn migration


Paved road , Wide path

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform


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