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De Kraanlannen

Friesland  >  Netherlands

Varied wetland area De Kraanlannen has marsh forests, pet holes, reed beds and hayfield polders.

Added by Marten Wesselius

Description

The Kraanlannen has varying water levels. High in winter and lower in summer. As a result, in the spring there are many types of waders on the muddy grounds, some of which also start breeding. including Avocet, Little Ringed Plover, Common Tern and Black-headed Gull. Songbirds also start breeding there: Bluethroat, Savi's Warbler, Reed Warbler. In winter many species of ducks and geese can be seen in the area. And flying past are Common Buzzard, Marsh Harrier and Peregrine Falcon.

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Nederlands:  Gevarieerd moerasgebied de Kraanlannen heeft moerasbossen, petgaten, rietvelden en hooilandpolders. In de Kraanlannen werkt de beheerder met wisselend waterpeil. In de winter hoog en in de zomer lager. Hierdoor zitten in het voorjaar op de slikkige gronden vele soorten steltlopers waarvan een aantal ook gaan broeden. o.a. Avocet, Little Ringed Plover, Common Tern en Black-headed Gull . Ook zangvogels gaan er broeden: Bluethroat, Savi's Warbler, Reed Warbler . In de winter vele soorten eenden en ganzen en langs vliegende Common Buzzard, Marsh Harrier, Peregrine Falcon.

Details

Access

The entrance is next to a restaurant in De Veenhoop and entrance on the Kraenlânswei just outside the village De Veenhoop in the direction of Nij Beets-Nes / Akkrum. The route you see on the map is 1,4 km.

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Nederlands: De ingang is naast restaurant in De Veenhoop en ingang aan de Kraenlânswei net buiten het dorp De Veenhoop ricting Nij Beets-Nes/Akkrum. De route op de kaart is 1,4 km.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland, Scattered trees and bushes, Mud flats, Grassland

Conditions

Flat, Open landscape, Swampy

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring, Autumn

Route

Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

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