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Donksche Laagten

Zuid-holland  >  Netherlands

This is how large parts of the Netherlands must have looked like one hundred years ago. With birds like Black-tailed Godwit, Common Redshank and Skylark.

Added by Matthijs

Description

This is how large parts of the Netherlands must have looked like one hundred years ago. In summer buzzing with grassland birds such is Black-tailed Godwit. In wintertime a heaven for various kinds of geese. Birds you can see here include: Black-tailed Godwit, Common Redshank, Skylark, Hen Harrier, Marsh Harrier, Greylag Goose, Barnacle Goose and Red-breasted Goose.

Details

Access

Best to be explored by walking along the dykes. Parking just before the N481 crosses the Boezem, at the Zijdeweg. Or find the birding place at the Geerweg. The walking-route you see on the map is about 5 km.

Terrain and Habitat

Grassland

Conditions

Flat, Open landscape

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring, Summer

Best time to visit

Spring

Route

Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

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Top 5 birds

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