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Ockstädter Kirschenberg

Hessen  >  Germany

With over 100 hectares, the Ockstädter Kirschenberg is the largest contiguous orchard area in Hessen. 84 bird species have been recorded in the area.

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Description

The Ockstädter Kirschenberg is one of the most important areas for the Common Redstart (be careful not to confuse it with the Black Redstart). The Common Redstart is represented here with over 50 territories and is considered to be endangered in Hessen and has an insufficiently bad state of conservation. Other nice birds you can see in this area are WryneckSparrowhawkShort-toed TreecreeperEuropean Turtle-DoveRed-backed Shrike and Little Owl.

Details

Access

Parking lot for the Usa-Wellenbades in Bad Nauheim or in the village of Ockstadt. Bus line FB32 to the Friedberg (Hessen) - Ockstadt Am Kirschenberg stop. There are many roads and paths running through the area. On the map you see an example of a circular trail of 4 km.

Terrain and Habitat

Grassland

Conditions

Open landscape

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

No

Good birding season

Spring, Autumn, Summer

Best time to visit

Spring

Route

Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Links

Birdingplaces Near

Bingenheimer Ried

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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