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Old Fish Ponds Valkenswaard

Noord-Brabant  >  Netherlands

Former fish farm on the edge of heathland. Many special birds such as: Great Bittern, GarganeyOsprey, Tundra Bean-Goose and Little Bittern.

Description

Fish ponds were dug near the Tongelreep. Carp and other fish species were bred here. But the fish farming is now a thing of the past and nature has taken over. For example, the rare Great Bittern and Little Bittern now breed in the area. A walking trail has been set out around one pond. Birders can view the bird life around the lake from behind a screen or from the bird watching hide.

Details

Access

For parking See the P on the map. The route that is shown on the map is in the area where you find two bird hides.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest, Wetland, Moors/heathland

Conditions

Flat, Sandy, Dry

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring migration, Autumn migration

Route

Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

Links

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Leenderbos

Valkenhorst

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Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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