Birdwatching trips in lake Der area

Birding in November
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If you missed the Cranes Festival in October and its thousands of visitors, don’t worry. The crowd has gone but some some 200,000 Common Cranes are expected to stop at lake Der either for a few hours rest or for … Read More

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

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

Your guide
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My name is Gérard Rolin. I live in a small village where I have spent 33 years teaching in a school of agriculture near lake Der in Champagne (200 km east of Paris), the second largest artificial lake in Europe … Read More

Discover the nature. With Birder of course.