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Berkenwoudse Driehoek & Boezemvaart

Zuid-Holland  >  Netherlands

The Berkenwoudse Driehoek is a nature reserve in the Krimpenerwaard. The area is part of the National Nature Network in The Netherlands.

Added by Steven Schulting

Description

The Berkenwoudse Driehoek & Boezoemvaart is a typical Dutch polder landscape that is characterized by extensive pasture lands, countless ditches and endless reed collars. In the right time of year the air is filled with the sound of Reed Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Black-tailed Godwit, Eurasian Oystercatcher and Common Redshank. The habitat provides good hunting grounds for egrets, herons and storks. Next to the Grey Heron , the Purple Heron is not a rare sight here. In the Boezemvaart only a few meters from the bikinglane a small colony of  Black Tern breed on small islands in between fields of water lily. Next to birds the area also has a great variety in plants and insects. 

Details

Access

The Boezemvaart is easily accessible. There is a car park at the Westeinde from where a biking lane stretches all the way along the Boezemvaart that can be done by bike or foot. You'll find the Black Tern about 200m north of the parking. Berkenwoudse Driehoek is best done on foot.

Terrain and Habitat

Grassland, Scattered trees and bushes, Reedbeds

Conditions

Open landscape, Flat

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring, Autumn, Summer

Best time to visit

Summer

Route

Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

Links

Birdingplaces Near

Loetbos

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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