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Sachsendorfer Wiesen

Brandenburg  >  Germany

In the western part of the small city of Cottbus, this area is a local favourite for walking. Meadows, wetlands, copses of trees - plenty of space for birds.

Added* by Kristina Klug
Most recent update 29 December 2021
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Description

The birding in the Sachsendorfer Wiesen is good because there are lots of different habitats in a small area. Within the area is the protected zone of NSG Schnepfenried, where there are Snipe (according to the signs; I've yet to see one) and Northern Lapwing. In the open fields it is common to see White Stork, Common Crane and Eurasian Kestrel. Along the outer stretch, called Priorgraben, Common Nightingale is abundant. Every now and then, White-tailed Eagle are flying over.

Details

Access

The area is best explored walking or cycling. As part of the area is a protected zone, it is not allowed to leave the paths.

Terrain and Habitat

Scattered trees and bushes , Wetland , Grassland , Forest , Reedbeds

Conditions

Flat , Open landscape

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring , Summer

Route

Paved road , Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle , Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

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