Rheinland-Pfalz  >  Germany

Mixed area of open fields and forest in the Westerwald region in Rheinland-Pfalz. Good area to see Red Kite and many other birds.

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Most recent update 8 April 2021
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Pudersbach is surrounded by the wide green spaces of the Westerwald. It's a wooded area with large open spaces and fields. You can see various birds of prey like Eurasian Kestrel, Sparrowhawk, Red Kite and owls like Eagle Owl and Tawny Owl. The area is also rich in different songbirds. Among the birds you can see are Willow Tit, Marsh Tit, Coal Tit, Firecrest, Siskin, Long-tailed Tit, Middle Spotted Woodpecker, Black Woodpecker, Eurasian Nuthatch, Common Nightingale, Common Redstart, Common Crossbill, European Goldfinch and Bullfinch.



The best way to explore the area is by foot or by bike. Parking is available both inside and outside the town. The circular route that is shown on the map is 5,5 km long.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Grassland , Agriculture , Mud flats


Hilly , Dry , Open landscape

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring , Summer , Autumn , Winter


Narrow trail , Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform



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