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Zentralfriedhof (Vienna Central Cemetery) - BirdForum Opus



In the eastern district of Vienna there are about 3.5 sq Km of park land with not only graves and monuments of important muscicians, but also some good oportunities for a birding tour:

Within the Austrian capital this area is a valuable site for the travelling birder staying in the city. Beside birds, the cementery harbours many cultural monuments. Especially the older parts like the Old Jewish Cementery (section) in the west is worth to visit after the famous Art Deco building of the church of "Lueger" (Luegerkirche).


Notable Species

Interesting birds are Short-toed Treecreeper, Golden Oriole, various woodpeckers.


Birds you can see here include:

Eurasian Sparrowhawk, Common Buzzard, Common Kestrel, Long-eared Owl, Green Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Middle Spotted Woodpecker, Syrian Woodpecker, Blackcap, Wood Warbler, Common Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher, Short-toed Treecreeper, Eurasian Nuthatch, Red-backed Shrike, Golden Oriole, Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Goldfinch, European Serin, Hawfinch

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