De Kampen (Oostermeent)

Noord-Holland  >  Netherlands

De Kampen is part of the Eemland meadow bird area and is also a good place for watching water birds.

Added by Antoinne Sterk


Polder de Kampen (also known as Oostermeent) is a grassland area in the municipality of Blaricum, adjacent to the Eempolder. Together with Eemland, the Kampen is one of the largest open grassland areas in the Netherlands and an important breeding area for Black-tailed Godwit and Northern Lapwing

The bird watching hide is located on the banks of the Eemmeer. In the spring and summer you can see and hear reed birds such as the Sedge WarblerReed Warbler and Bearded Tit. In the period from July to September, moulting Ruddy Shelduck can be seen. In the winter you will find large groups of Eurasian WigeonSmewCommon Goldeneye and Goosander on the Eemmeer.



Best explored walking, but also accessible by bike and car. A bird watching hide is located on the banks of the Eemmeer which can only be reached on foot. Shown on map is the route from the preferred parking spot to this hide. 

Terrain and Habitat

Grassland, Lake



Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Winter, Spring


Paved road, Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle, Car

Birdwatching hide / platform


Birdingplaces Near

Eemland, Stammeweg - Eemnes

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Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here


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