Birdwatching trips in lake Der area

Looking for an accommodation?
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It may sometimes be difficult to find an accommodation or a restaurant near lake Der: Here are some addresses: La Maison de Marie, 11 Rue de la Motte 52220 Droyes (Les Rives dervoises), La Ferme sympa, 6 Rue de la … Read More

Birding in January and February: cranes and wintering birds
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Lake Der area is really worth a visit in January or February. The wintering population of Common Cranes is normally  between 10,000 and 20,000 and tens of thousands of birds occupy their winter quarters here. On a one-day trip, you … Read More

Watching birds at lake Der during your Christmas holidays
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Lake Der, in Champagne, could be an excellent birdwatching destination during your Christmas holydays or in January. Thousands of Common Cranes are still around and tens of thousands of birds are wintering here at the moment including several sought after … Read More

My life List
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Here  is the list of the birds I have seen so far, following the HBW’s list. ‘STRUTHIONIDAE : Autruche d’Afrique / Common Ostrich (Sthrutio camelus)   TINAMIDAE : Tinamou soui / Little Tinamou (Crypturellus soui)   CRACIDAE : Pénélope unicolore / Black Guan … Read More

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 RATES :   These rates include transportation in my minivan (1 to 8 passengers), please contact me for larger groups.       PRICE PER PERSON (EUROS)   Number of participants Short trip (2 hours) Half day Whole day Per day … Read More

A birding calendar
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  When is it best to come ? The answer is : It depends on what you wish to see If you want to see thousands of Common Cranes leaving the lake in the morning or coming back in the … Read More

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