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Terrils du 11-19

Hauts-de-France  >  France

This site is a slag heap, the highest of Europe and listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. A great place to see Ring Ouzel.

Added by Simon DUTILLEUL

Description

It is a black moutain made up mainly of stones (shales). You can observ at 360 degree from the top. It is a major place to observe Ring Ouzel in spring migration. And a surprising lot of many other birds.

Details

Access

It is possibly to access by car near the site where you can park just above. You can access by train and bus from train station to Lens. The site itself, you can access by walking or cycling.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest, Wetland, Grassland

Conditions

Mountainous, Open landscape, Rocky

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring, Autumn

Best time to visit

Spring migration, Autumn migration

Route

Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

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Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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