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Vogelfreistätte Mittlere Isarstauseen

Bavaria  >  Germany

Shallow lake with islands. An observation tower overlooks the lake. The area around includes woods and wet meadows.

Added* by Graham Johnstone
Most recent update 19 December 2021
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Description

Vogelfreistätte Mittlere Isarstauseen is one of the most valuable water bird sanctuaries in Bavaria. It has mixed habitats supporting a variety of species. The almost six square kilometers nature reserve has a high nature conservation significance. The water bodies are not used for recreational purposes and hunting is prohibited in the entire protected area. Among the birds you can see are Common Kingfisher, Water Rail, Little Grebe, Mallard, Tufted Duck, Common Pochard, Red-crested Pochard, Red-breasted Merganser, Great Cormorant, Grey Heron, Great Egret, Marsh Harrier and Sparrowhawk.

Details

Access

You can walk or bike along the Echinger reservoir. An observation tower overlooks the lake. Some local information is shown at the observation tower.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Wetland , Scattered trees and bushes , Lake , Agriculture , Reedbeds

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring

Route

Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

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