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The Ilkerbruch is an approximately 125 hectare large nature reserve North-West of the city of Wolfsburg.

Added* by Hans Verdaat
Most recent update 11 December 2022
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The Ilkerbruch consists of larger water areas with shallow water areas and reed beds, wet grasslands and alder forests. The wetland is a bird resting place during migration. Among others Snipe, White-tailed Eagle, Cuckoo, White Stork, Red Kite and duck species such as Garganey and birds like Common Crane occur.



An approximately six-kilometre-long nature trail leads around the Ilkerbruch nature reserve. There are stations with information boards. Visitors can observe waterfowl on several observation platforms and from a 12 m high observation tower. The bird observation platforms and hides can be accessed by walking and cycling. Click on the P in the map to get directions to the parking spot.

Terrain and Habitat

Lake , Mud flats , Scattered trees and bushes



Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring , Autumn , Summer

Best time to visit

Spring migration , Autumn migration


Paved road , Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform



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