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Moorlinse

Berlin  >  Germany

Artificial lake with reed beds that attracts various bird species and is very worthwhile for birding at the right time of the year.

Added* by Enrico Neuendorf
Most recent update 23 January 2022
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Description

Moorlinse is an important resting and breeding place for many birds in the north of Berlin. Marsh Harrier and Red-necked Grebe breed here, White-tailed Eagle can be seen circling in search of food and the wetland is also popular with migrating birds, shore birds and water birds. On some autumn days up to 1000-2000 Greylag Goose gather here. Also Osprey is sometimes seen. Some of the other birds you can encounter are White Stork, Common Kingfisher, Water Rail, Common Crane, Reed Warbler and Bearded Tit.

Details

Access

Park directly at the S-Bahn station Berlin-Buch and walk about 3-5 minutes. With a viewing platform (with steps) from the street, also for wheelchair users.

Terrain and Habitat

Scattered trees and bushes , Wetland , Grassland , Plain , Lake , Mud flats , Reedbeds , Agriculture , City/village

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Autumn , Spring , Summer

Best time to visit

Autumn

Route

Paved road , Unpaved road , Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot , Car , Bicycle , Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

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