Hohe Ward und Hiltruper See

Nordrhein-Westfahlen  >  Germany

This is a huge forest area and a good spot for Crested Tit and Great Spotted Woodpecker. The pond is good for Tufted Duck, Great Crested Grebe and many more birds.

Added* by Frederik Holthoff
Most recent update 21 November 2022
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Hohe Ward und Hiltruper See has a wonderful forest around the pond. In this area are many ways you can go. The most birds like the Coal Tit and the Crested Tit are very high in the trees. Sometimes rarities like Ring-necked Duck can turn up.



Large forest area between Hiltrup, Albersloh and Rinkerode, located south of Münster. You can park in the big parking lot at the street "Zum Hiltruper See". Click on the P in the map for directions to the parking. The area has many walking trails and paths for bikers.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Wetland , Lake , Grassland , Scattered trees and bushes



Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring migration , Autumn migration


Paved road , Unpaved road , Narrow trail , Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle , Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform


Extra info

The birds like Crested Tit, Marsh Tit and Coal Tit can be found almost everywhere in the area.

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