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Strengsee

West Brandenburg  >  Germany

Strengsee is a lake in between Rietzer See and Netzenersee south-east of the city of Brandenburg.

Added by Steven Schulting

Description

With multiple lakes, vast reedlands and wet meadows with multiple lookout towers and one larger observation tower Strengsee/Rietzersee is a reliable site for various sorts of reed- and waterbirds such as Northern Pintail , Northern Shoveler , Eurasian Wigeon , Gadwall . Also  Bluethroat , Bearded Tit, Penduline Tit are possible.

In autumn and winter it is an important site for geese, Common Crane, grebes and ducks. The large flocks of geese sometimes attract White-tailed Eagle . Other birds of prey include harriers, kites and buzzards.

Details

Access

The observation tower can best be reached via Netzen. Follow the signs "Beobachtungsturm" there is a parking area very close to the tower. From there walk to the tower which provides a nice view over the lake, and then follow the canal which goes to Rietzer See.

Terrain and Habitat

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

Conditions

Swampy

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Yes

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Autumn, Spring, Spring migration, Autumn migration

Route

Unpaved road, Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

Links

Birdingplaces Near

Nearby are Blankensee and Riebenersee

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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