In winter the forest is worth a visit for the early breeders and winter guests. Local birds that start early with breeding are Common Raven, Red Crossbill en Tawny Owl. Great Grey Shrike winters on the heath.
In early spring it's the right time for woodpeckers: Middle Spotted Woodpecker, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Eurasian Green Woodpecker, Black Woodpecker.
Early summer is the best time for Eurasian Nightjar. It can be seen and heard from the roads that are accesible at night.
In the forests Northern Goshawk, European Honey-buzzard, European Pied Flycatcher, Common Redstart, Crested Tit and many other forest species can be found.
On the nearby gliding airport local birdwatchers do migration counts. Loads of birds and many rare species are seen each year.
the area can be reached from different directions. The map shows a few parking places and a nice walk (9 km). More walks or bike rides are possible in the area.