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Polder Holter Hammrich

Niedersachsen  >  Germany

Polder located in an extensive marshland. It is characterized by grassland on moist to wet sites and thus habitat for numerous wading and meadow birds.

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Most recent update 15 March 2022
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Description

The Holter Hammrich polder is divided into two parts. The western, 143-hectare section "Leyßer Hammrich" was designed as a habitat for meadow birds. It is extensively managed as grassland except for a pond that already existed before the redesign. The eastern, 80-hectare section "Altes Tief" is not cultivated. Here, a diverse mosaic of shallow water zones, shrubs, reed beds and wet grassland was created. Among the breeding birds are Black-tailed Godwit, Avocet, Northern Lapwing, Snipe, Common Redshank, Eurasian Curlew, Eurasian Oystercatcher. Skylark, European Stonechat, Bluethroat and Reed Bunting.

Details

Access

The polder can be explored on a 7 km long circular route, which partly runs on the dike.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland , Grassland

Conditions

Flat , Open landscape

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring , Summer , Autumn

Best time to visit

Spring

Route

Paved road , Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

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