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Marais de Guines (Pas de Calais) - BirdForum Opus

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Quite a small nature reserve of marshy scrub interspersed with wooded areas and a few lakes. There are two hides overlooking the larger lakes. Surrounded by farmland with drainage ditches. Also some stands of poplar. It seems a very good place for warblers.


Notable Species

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Birds include


Birds you can see here include:

Common Reed Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Common Grasshopper Warbler, Cetti's Warbler, Marsh Warbler, Savi's Warbler, Willow Warbler, Common Chiffchaff, Garden Warbler, Common Whitethroat, Lesser Whitethroat, Bluethroat, Common Nightingale, Eurasian Golden Oriole, Common Rosefinch, European Goldfinch, European Greenfinch, Chaffinch, Yellowhammer, Eurasian Sparrowhawk, Hen Harrier, Western Marsh Harrier, Great Cormorant, Grey Heron, Great Crested Grebe, Little Grebe, Common Coot, Common Moorhen, Common Kingfisher, Common Cuckoo, Grey Partridge, Common Snipe. Possibly also Bearded Tit

Other Wildlife

Muskrat, Water Vole.

Site Information

History and Use

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Areas of Interest

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Access and Facilities

On road D248E running east of D127 Calais to Guines road.

Contact Details

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External Links

Content and images originally posted by Keithec