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Badhuiskuil, Midsland aan Zee

Wadden Sea island of Terschelling  >  Netherlands

Badhuiskuil is a lake in the dunes: the winning of sand made a big hole that subsequently submerged

Added by Cockie Streng

Description

A good place to observe breeding gulls. You see a lot of Herring Gull nesting in the dunes and Great Black-backed Gull bathing in the lake. There are always Greylag Goose swimming in the lake. And plenty of other birds can fly by here. 

Good place also for Common SandpiperGreen SandpiperWood Sandpiper and Common Greenshank during migration.

Details

Access

Badhuiskuil is located at Badweg in Midsland aan Zee. The viewpoint is directly beside the road.

Terrain and Habitat

Lake, Dunes

Conditions

Sandy, Open landscape

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Summer, All year round

Best time to visit

Summer

Route

Paved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle, Car, Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

Extra info

On the platform is a little statue of Dr. Victor Westhoff. A famous Dutch botanist.

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Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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