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Ober-Mooser-Teich

Hessen  >  Germany

The nature reserve Ober-Mooser Teich (56.5 ha) is located in the southeastern area of the Vogelsberg. Over 100 species of birds have been seen in the area.

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Description

The ponds of nature reserve Ober-Mooser Teich are used by water birds, and waders when the water level is low, as a migration and resting area. The breeding birds in the area include: Great Crested Grebe and Little Grebe, occasionally Black-necked Grebe, MallardCommon Pochard and Water Rail.

Details

Access

You can park on the parking lot at the campsite, Am Camping 1, 36399 Freiensteinau. Click on the P in the map to get directions. You can walk around the Ober-Mooser Teich lake (3,4 km) or combine it with a bigger tour around the two other lakes (Nieder-Mooser Teich and Rothenbach) in the area. This longer trail is 12,5 km. Both trails are shown on the map.

Terrain and Habitat

Lake, Grassland

Conditions

Swampy

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Autumn, Spring

Route

Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Bicycle, Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

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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