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Recker Moor

Tecklenburger Land (Nordrhein-Westfalen)  >  Germany

The nature reserve is part of the EU bird sanctuary "Düsterdieker Niederung"

Added by J. Vreekamp

Description

The Recker Moor is one of the best preserved bogs in North Rhine-Westphalia. In the moorland and wet meadows lives a variety of plant and bird species, including many endangered species such as GarganeyCommon SnipeBlack-tailed GodwitEurasian CurlewWestern Yellow Wagtail or Whinchat. The extremely rare soft peat moss (Sphagnum molle) is said to be among the nine native peat moss species.

Details

Access

Best arrive via Neuenkirchenerstrasse then head left for Moorstrasse. The area is good to drive around by car, by bike and there are beautiful places where you can walk. A circular walk around the area is 7 km (see the route on the map).

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland, Plain

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

No

Good birding season

Spring, Summer

Best time to visit

Autumn migration, Spring migration

Route

Paved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Bicycle, Foot, Car

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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