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Wildes Moor

Schleswig-Holstein  >  Germany

The Wildes Moor nature reserve near Osterrönfeld stretches over an area of around 500 hectares. 169 species of birds have been spotted in the area.

Description

The landscape of Wildes Moor has extensive moor and grassland areas. In the course of the last 35 years, around 200 hectares of the original moorland have been renatured. From a viewing hill you have a wide view over the almost tree-free area. The wild moor is one of the raised bogs. Birds find a varied home in the Wildes Moor. Among the 54 breeding birds are numerous species typical of bog, such as Greylag Goose, Common Teal, Common Crane, Water Rail, Snipe, Common Redshank, Whinchat, European Stonechat and Bluethroat. During migration Whooper Swan, Greater White-fronted Goose and Barnacle Goose as well as Common Crane and numerous waders appear.

Details

Access

A circular route of 6 km leads through this wild moor. Parking near viewing hill. Click on the P in the map to get directions. 

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland, Moors/heathland

Conditions

Open landscape

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring, Autumn, Summer

Best time to visit

Spring

Route

Wide path, Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

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Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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