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Oeverzwaluwwand Galamadammen

Friesland  >  Netherlands

Nesting wall for Sand Martin in the slope of an aqueduct and close to the lake de Morra.

Added by Marten Wesselius

Description

An artificial nesting wall for Sand Martin was created adjacent to the reed marsh of the lake during the construction of the aqueduct. This wall is clearly visible from the cycle path. In the reed bed there are often Sedge WarblerReed WarblerBearded Tit and many species of ducks on the water. A pair of White-tailed Eagle has been nesting in the area for several years now.

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Nederlands: Oeverzwaluwwand in talud van het aquaduct en dicht bij het meertje de Morra. Aansluitend aan het rietmoaras van het meertje is een kunstmatige oevezwaluwand  gemaakt tijdens de bouw van het aquaduct. Deze wand is vanaf het fietspad goed zichtbaar. In het rietveld zitten vaak Bearded Tit Sedge Warbler Reed Warbler en op het water vele soorten eenden. In de buurt broedt al enkele jaren een paartje White-tailed Eagle

Details

Access

Via the cycle path from Galamadammen towards the bird corner at Hemelum.

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Nederlands: Via het fietspad vanaf Galamadammen richting de vogelhoek bij Hemelum. 

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland, Scattered trees and bushes, Grassland, Lake, Reedbeds

Conditions

Flat, Open landscape, Swampy, No shadow

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring, Autumn migration

Route

Paved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle, Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

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