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Reichswald - Asperberg

Lower Rhine Region  >  Germany

The Asperberg is the eastern end of the Reichswald. Through many footpaths it is possible to observe forest birds very closely.

Added by Lukas Rühlke

Description

The woodland on Asperberg is home to several types of forest. From beech forest to coniferous forest to mixed forest. As a result, many forest bird species can be found there. But the high density of woodpeckers is characteristic. Five woodpecker species (Black WoodpeckerGreat Spotted WoodpeckerMiddle Spotted WoodpeckerLesser Spotted Woodpecker and Eurasian Green Woodpecker) can be found in the area.

Details

Access

There is a car park directly on the road (Triftstraße), from which a path leads into the forest. The path is intended for cyclists and pedestrians and is divided into several smaller paths.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest

Conditions

Hilly

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

No

Good birding season

Spring

Best time to visit

Spring, Spring migration

Route

Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Bicycle, Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Extra info

Depending on the time of day, bird watching can be affected by many walkers, joggers, etc. A special feature of the forest is the high density of woodpeckers.

Birdingplaces Near

The whole Reichswald is worthwhile, as many birds of prey also breed there.

View birdingplaces in the area that are published on Birdingplaces.eu

Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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