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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
Most recent update 10 May 2022

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

View other birding spots in the area that are published on Birdingplaces

Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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