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Aalkistensee

Baden-Württemberg - Enzkreis  >  Germany

Small lake, only visible from the west (dam) and southwest (trampling path), lots of nature around it. Occasionally exciting migrants at a further distance.

Added by Ralf Schnelle

Description

The Aalkistensee Nature Reserve covers 50 hectare, the entire area of the lake and beyond. The nature reserve is of great importance for regional bird protection. Breeding birds include Water Rail, Little Grebe, Marsh Warbler and Common Teal. Whinchat and European Stonechat can be seen as migrants. Among the other birds you can see are Osprey, Great Cormorant, Red Kite and Black Kite.

Details

Access

Car park south of the lake on the railway line, accessible from the road between Maulbronn and Ölbronn. Click on the P in the map to get directions. A circular path of 5 km runs from the parking lot down to the beginning of the dam, there to the east south of the lake, through the forest in a counter-clockwise direction around the lake. To see different habitats, a spotting scope is necessary for some birds.

Terrain and Habitat

Grassland, Forest, Wetland, Agriculture, Scattered trees and bushes, Reedbeds

Conditions

Hilly, Flat

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Autumn migration, Spring, Autumn, Spring migration

Route

Narrow trail, Wide path, Paved road, Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

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