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Het Loetbos

Zuid-Holland  >  Netherlands

The Loetbos is small area of water-rich grassland and scattered trees in the Krimpenerwaard, situated along the little river Loet.

Added by Steven Schulting

Description

The combination of trees, swampy patches, many little rivers and grass meadows provides a diverse habitat that is home to various species of owls (Long-eared Owl, Short-eared Owl), birds of prey (Eurasian Kestrel , Northern Goshawk) plenty of waterfowl, Great Egret, Eurasian Wigeon, various geese, and meadowbirds.

Details

Access

Easily accesible by car with free parking availability. The route that is displayed on the map is about 6 km.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland, Grassland, Scattered trees and bushes, River

Conditions

Flat, Swampy

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Best time to visit

Spring migration, Autumn migration

Route

Paved road, Wide path, Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Birdingplaces Near

Nearby are the Reeuwijkse Plassen (Surfplas)

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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