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Wassersportsee Zülpich

Nordrhein-Westfalen  >  Germany

A ca. 85 hectares lake in an open wide landscape. One of two lakes around the next town and the only bigger areas of water in the whole area.

Added by Erik Esser

Description

The best time for birding is in winter. Then you can spot many species of waterfowl like Greylag Goose, Greater White-fronted Goose, , Ruddy ShelduckNorthern Shoveler, GadwallEurasian WigeonCommon TealRed-crested PochardCommon Pochard or Tufted Duck. But also many other aquatic birds like Slavonian Grebe (Horned Grebe)Red-necked GrebeBlack-necked Grebe or different species of Gulls.

Details

Access

You can park at a big parking place at the south west of the lake. The best way to explore the area is walking.

Terrain and Habitat

Lake, Agriculture

Conditions

Open landscape

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring, Autumn, Winter

Best time to visit

Winter

Route

Wide path, Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Birdingplaces Near

In the north west of the next bigger town Zülpich is a second lake sometimes with a little bit more interesting species than here.

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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