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Wagbachniederung

Baden-Württemberg  >  Germany

224 hectares of shallow water and reed and former sludge deposits. About 250 species have been seen during the years. 

Description

The Wagbachniederung nature reserve includes the clarification ponds of the former Waghäusel sugar factory and the surrounding properties. It is one of the most important rest areas for waders in the inland of Germany. Birds you can see here include Purple Heron , European Marsh Harrier , Bluethroat, Common Kingfisher, Common Nightingale and Reed Warbler.

Details

Access

Parking at the nearby parking lot of the chapel, footpath  of about 1 km passing a farm to the ponds. If you ask, you may be allowed at the "windsor" cafe parking lot, then it is half way. 

Terrain and Habitat

Reedbeds, Wetland, Lake

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring, Autumn migration

Route

Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle, Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

Links

View birdingplaces in the area that are published on Birdingplaces.eu

Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

Comments

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