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Haaksbergerveen - Southern Part

Overijssel  >  Netherlands

The Haaksbergerveen is a birdrich bog area on the border between The Netherlands and Germany.

Added by Wynand Koekkoek

Description

The Haaksbergerveen is a birdrich bog area on the border between The Netherlands and Germany. In spring, you can see many species of breeding bird here, like Common CuckooEuropean Pied Flycatcher and Common Redstart. Typical species of open moorland, like European Stonechat and Whinchat are present too. Even the forested parts of the area are great for breeding species, like Golden Oriole. It's a very quiet area, so even Common Crane has moved here to breed.

In winter, this part is the abode of Great Grey Shrike. Other nice birds you can find here are  Red-backed Shrike, Northern Wheatear, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Hen Harrier and European Marsh Harrier.

Details

Access

Coming from Haaksbergen and moving toward Buurse, turn right to the Hofweg. After about 1 km turn left at the Wennewicksweg. Follow this road to the parking lot. Park (see the P on the map). From here you can make a circular walk of 3,5 km (drawn on the map).

Terrain and Habitat

Moors/heathland, Scattered trees and bushes

Conditions

Flat

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring

Best time to visit

Spring

Route

Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

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Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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