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Steenodder Kliff

Amrum, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein  >  Germany

The Steenodder Kliff, is a tidal shore area with gavel, sand and a break-off cliff along a field path.

Added by Ulrich Schwantes

Description

The Steenodder Kliff is an important resting and breeding site as part of the national park "Schleswig-Holsteinisches Wattenmeer". Depending on the season, good observation possibilities of Common EiderEurasian Oystercatcher , Common RedshankRuddy Turnstone , Common ShelduckBrent Goose , Barnacle Goose and Eurasian Wigeon (only in winter). Geese and ducks also often graze in the adjacent wetland meadows.

Details

Access

By bus: from Wittdün to Nebel or (during summer season) to Steenodde.

By car: Parking places in Steenodde (harbour) and Nebel.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland, Grassland, Beach, Agriculture, Sea

Conditions

Flat, Sandy, High water possible

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Yes

Good birding season

Spring, All year round, Winter, Autumn

Best time to visit

Spring, Autumn, Winter

Route

Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Birdingplaces Near

Amrum Odde: Nature reserve with dunes and sandy beaches. Walking around the headland on the shore is permitted, whereas access to dunes and the northern tip is prohibited to protect breeding and resting birds. Guided tours through the reserve are offered by the association responsible for maintaining the reserve (www.jordsand.eu). Birds breeding in the dunes include Herring GullLesser Black-backed GullGreat Black-backed Gull , Stock Dove and Common Eider . At the stricktly protected northern tip Little TernArctic Tern and Common Ringed Plover breed during spring, while Common Eider and common and gey seals may rest there in winter.

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