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Kleientnahmepütten "Alter Wapeler Groden"

Niedersachsen  >  Germany

The vast artificial pond with several islands is located in the marsh land SW of Diekmannshausen, Southern Jadebusen area.

Added by Wolf Meinken

Description

Open ponds with reed fringes, mudflats and some islands for breeding birds.  Apart from a variety of waders and waterfowl the area is quite good for raptors, e.g. Peregrine Falcon and White-tailed Eagle.

Typical breeding birds: Common Redshank, Avocet, Common Tern, Bluethroat, Sedge Warbler, Water Rail.

Migration: Any kind of wader, terns, ducks

Winter:  Smew and many other duck species, many geese (particularly Barnacle Goose and Greater White-fronted Goose), divers, European Golden-Plover.

Despite being created only recently the area already held a few national rarities: Demoiselle Crane (2014), breeding Black-winged Stilt (2014), Stilt Sandpiper (2019).

Details

Access

The site can be accessed easily via Ölstraße from Diekmannshausen (2 km), either by car or by bicycle. No public transport available.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland, Plain, Lake, Mud flats

Conditions

Open landscape, No shadow, Flat

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Yes

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring migration, Autumn migration

Route

Paved road

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

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