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Beeder Bruch

Saarland  >  Germany

Biotop Beeden is a floodplain of 130 hectare on the river Blies. that is rich in birds. More than 140 bird species have been recorded.

Added by Wolfgang Müller

Description

The Beeder Bruch (or Biotop Beeden) is a nice birding destination near Homburg in the Saarland. The area is part of the river Blies floodplain and has alluvial forests, reeds, meadows and ponds. These different habitats attract many birds. More than 140 different breeding and resting bird species have been identified. The area has an observation tower and an observation platform that give good views over the area. Among the birds you can see are White Stork, Garganey, Northern Pintail, Smew, Jack Snipe, Snipe, Ruff, Common Sandpiper, Little Ringed Plover, Osprey, Eurasian Hobby, European Turtle Dove, Cuckoo and Golden Oriole. In addition to the various bird species, you can also observe water buffalo and Heck cattle as well as a herd of Konik horses. The Beeder Bruch is part of the Bliesgau Biosphere Reserve.

Details

Access

The area can be easily reached on foot and by bike via the Bliestal Freizeitweg (leisure path). Parking is available at Sportplatz Beeden (sports field).

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland, Forest, Lake, Grassland, Reedbeds

Conditions

Open landscape

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring

Route

Paved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

Links

View birdingplaces in the area that are published on Birdingplaces.eu

Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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