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Korendijkse Slikken

Goudswaard  >  Netherlands

450 ha of meadows, reed lands, creeks, swampy areas, rivers and 5 km walking track. Closed from 15 March - 15 July. 

Added by Gert Huijzers

Description

In breeding season in Korendijkse Slikken & Leenheerengorzenpolder there is only a limited access just near the parking place and along the Westdijk. From the Westdijk you have good overview over the meadows with it's birds, like Black-tailed Godwit, Common Redshank, Northern Lapwing, Eurasian Skylark, Eurasian Oystercatcher, Meadow Pipitand Little Ringed Plover. During autumn migration and in winter the walking track gives a good variety of birds, ducks, gulls and terns, waders, raptors and songbirds. With some luck migrators as Osprey, Caspian Tern, Red Kite, Pallid Harrier, Black Stork can bee seen, better chances will be for Eurasian Spoonbill, Little Egret, White-tailed Eagle, Great Grey Shrike, Spotted Redshank, Common Greenshank, Curlew Sandpiper and may other waders.  

Details

Access

Difficult to reach by public transport, close to village Goudswaard (ca. 2 km). No issue by bicycle or car and parking place available. There is a short signposted walk (ca 1 km) year round, with good views on a pond, creeks and meadows. The longer signposted walk (c. 5 km) can be done from 15 July - 15 March and will give some extra bird species of reedbeds and river. The walks start from the parkingplace (See the P on the map).

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland, Mud flats, Grassland, River, Reedbeds

Conditions

Flat

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, Paved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle, Car

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

Birdingplaces Near

There are many other places around the entire Haringvliet area, where the Korendijkse Slikken is part from. Tiengemeten, a nature/bird island, is only about 3 km away. 

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

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