Naturschutzgebiet Mönchbruch

Hessen  >  Germany

A large nature reserve south of Frankfurter Flughafen (Frankfurt Airport).

Added* by R. Graf
Most recent update 22 December 2022
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Naturschutzgebiet Mönchbruch is characterised by its diverse habitat of old oaks, wet meadows, alder woodland and water ditches. The area has good populations of European Stonechat and Middle Spotted Woodpecker. Other species that can be observed here are Mute Swan, Greylag Goose, Wryneck, Snipe, Skylark , Black Woodpecker, Grey-headed Woodpecker, Red-backed Shrike, Common Kingfisher, Eurasian Nuthatch,Black Kite, European Honey-buzzard and Eurasian Hobby.



The best way to reach the nature reserve Mönchbruch is via the main road 486 (B 486) and park at Jagdschloß Mönchbruch (Mönchbruch hunting castle). Click on the P in the map for directions. The circular walk indicated on the map is about 3,5 km.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Plain , Grassland , Scattered trees and bushes , Wetland


Flat , Wet , Open landscape

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring , Summer

Best time to visit



Wide path

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform


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