A combination of Wadden Sea, grasslands, freshwater and forest make this an ideal combination to find lots of different species in a short amount of time. You can easily get around the entire island by bike or walking and can always hope for a surprise.
You can reach the island by ferry from Bensersiel or by small airplane. Getting around the island is easy by bike or walking
Terrain and HabitatForest, Scattered trees and bushes, Grassland, Plain, Lake, Sea, Dunes, Beach, Mud flats, City/village
ConditionsFlat, Sandy, Open landscape, High water possible
Is a telescope useful?Can be useful
Good birding seasonAll year round
Best time to visitAutumn migration, Spring migration
RoutePaved road, Wide path
Difficulty walking trailEasy
Accessible byFoot, Bicycle, Wheelchair
Birdwatching hide / platformYes
All Wadden Sea islands (from Borkum to Wangerooge), Bensersiel, Innengrodenpütte Friedrichsgroden, Norddeich, Hauener Pütten.