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Ketscher Rheininsel

Near Heidelberg  >  Germany

River islands & Ox bow lakes on the Rhine. Many different bird species can be seen here.

Added by Garry Hayman

Description

The Ketscher Rheininsel is a nature reserve near Ketsch. The area on the right of the Rhine is 490 ha and has been protected since 1950. The island is part of the Rhine floodplain forest. It has a wide variety of woodland and birds and waterfowl. Among the birds you can see here are Black KiteCommon KingfisherGrey-headed WoodpeckerRed-backed ShrikeGoosanderCommon GoldeneyeBluethroat and Eurasian Bullfinch.

Details

Access

Easy to reach, just outside the town of Ketsch. To go directly to the parkingplace, click on the P in the map.

Terrain and Habitat

River, Forest

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring

Route

Paved road, Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Links

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

Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

Comments

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