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Vosse- en Weerlanerpolder

Hillegom  >  Netherlands

The Vosse- en Weerlanerpolder is a nice area of 20 hectares and a typical Dutch polder landscape to watch meadow birds.

Added by Gerard Beekman

Description

In the Vosse- en Weerlanerpolder near Hillegom you can enjoy a piece of peat meadow area with a surprising wealth of plants and birds! You can see no less than 93 species of birds here, including the Common RedshankSnipeWestern Yellow WagtailSpoonbill, Black-tailed Godwit, Great Egret and various ducks.

Details

Access

Bus 50 (between Haarlem Station and Leiden Central) stops nearby, at the Hillegom Patrimonium stop (about a 10-minute walk).

Bus 57 (between Nieuw-Vennep and Leiden Centraal) also stops nearby at the Hillegom Weeresteinlaan stop (about a 15-minute walk).

Walking and cycling paths have been constructed with bridges.

Terrain and Habitat

Grassland, Reedbeds

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring

Route

Paved road, Wide path, Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Links

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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