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Yperenplas

Gelderland/Overijssel  >  Netherlands

The Yperenplas is a lake located in the floodplains of the river IJssel near the city of Deventer. Sometimes rare birds show up here.

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Description

The Yperenplas (also called Wilpse Plas) is an easy accessible birding place near the city of Deventer. It offers a wide view on the typical IJssel valley, with a good chance of special species on the lake and in the surroundings. Among the birds you can see here are Greylag Goose, Osprey, Northern Wheatear, Common Gull, Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, Eurasian Wigeon, Spoonbill, Black-headed Gull, Barnacle Goose and Eurasian Kestrel. Rarities that have been seen here are Ferruginous Duck, Red-throated Diver and Black-winged Stilt.

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Nederlands:  De Yperenplas (ook wel Wilpse Plas genoemd) is een goed bereikbare vogelplek nabij Deventer. Het biedt een weids uitzicht over de typische IJsselvallei, met een goede kans op bijzondere soorten op het meer en in de omgeving. Onder de vogels die je hier kunt zien zijn Greylag Goose, Osprey, Northern Wheatear, Common Gull, Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, Eurasian Wigeon , Spoonbill, Black-headed Gull, Barnacle Goose en Eurasian Kestrel. Zeldzame vogels die hier zijn gezien zijn Ferruginous Duck, Red-throated Diver en Black-winged Stilt.

Details

Access

Accessible by car or bike via the N344 and the Bolwerksweg. At (52.2239025, 6.1715547) there is some place to park.

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Nederlands:  Bereikbaar met auto of fiets via de N344 en de Bolwerksweg. Op (52.2239025, 6.1715547) is er plek om te parkeren.

Terrain and Habitat

River, Agriculture, Scattered trees and bushes, Grassland, Reedbeds

Conditions

Flat, Swampy, Open landscape, High water possible

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring migration, Autumn migration

Route

Paved road, Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Car, Bicycle, Foot, Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Links

Birdingplaces Near

Bolwerksplas, Ossewaard.

View birdingplaces in the area that are published on Birdingplaces.eu

Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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