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Barrier Lake Kardorf

Bavaria  >  Germany

Barrier lake with a bird watching station. Important resting place for many species during migration.

Added by Philipp

Description

The lake is one of the most important resting places for the Eurasian Curlew during its autuum migration. The species can be seen from August to October in great quantities. Many other species of waterbirds and waders can temporarily also be spotted. There is a moderate frequency of Southern Germany rarities like the Eurasian SpoonbillLittle Egret and many more.

During the winter months you can spot large numbers of geese and duck species. 

Details

Access

There is a small parking spot only few minutes from the bird observation place. The best way to explore the lake is by walking on the paths around it.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland, Lake, Scattered trees and bushes

Conditions

Hilly, No shadow

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Yes

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Autumn migration, Spring migration

Route

Paved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

Birdingplaces Near

There are many reed areas nearby, which are great for birding also.

More then that, about a 45 minutes drive away there is the featherlake which is an UNESCO World Heritage.

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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