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National Park Loonse en Drunense duinen

Noord Brabant  >  Netherlands

One of the largest drift sand areas in Western Europe. You can find birds of dunes, heathland and forest here.

Description

In the Loonse and Drunense Duinen you will find forest, heather and especially a lot of sand. It is one of the largest drift sand areas in Western Europe. The wind can blow undisturbed in many places and that ensures an ever-changing landscape. It is over 3500 hectares and has been a national park since 2002. The park is largely an alternation of dry sand drifts and coniferous forest. You can find interesting birds here like Eurasian Nightjar, Tawny Pipit, Long-eared Owl, Great Grey Shrike and European Turtle-Dove.

Details

Access

You can start your walk at the parking of restaurant Bos en Duin.

Terrain and Habitat

Scattered trees and bushes, Forest, Dunes, Agriculture, Desert, Plain

Conditions

Hilly, Sandy, Dry

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

No

Good birding season

Spring, Autumn

Best time to visit

Spring

Route

Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Strenuous

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

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Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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