Accompanied by an enthusiastic guide, you take a beautiful walk through the Waalenburg nature reserve. At this time of year, this is the perfect place to view large numbers of wintering birds. From water birds such as white-fronted and barnacle geese, wigeons, teals to waders such as golden plovers and ruffs. During the excursion you can use good quality binoculars free of charge. The walk ends in Nature Center De Marel with a cup of delicious hot chocolate. Times: weekly on Wednesdays until the end of March, 2022 at 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm. For the current times, look in the agenda of Natuurmonumenten.
Nature, Hikes, and Birds
Start and end point: De Marel Nature Center. Nieuwlanderweg 38, 1793EV De Waal. Walk through the Waalenburg polder.
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At the Vogelinformatiecentrum (Bird Information Center) in De Cocksdorp you have come to the right place for information about bird watching, photography and filming on Texel. You can also find binoculars and other bird products here. Information about birds In the center you will find all kinds of information about birds. Such as the most recent bird sightings on the island. In the center all current observations are clearly displayed on a large map. There is also an extensive library of bird books. Beautiful bird movies are played on the large LCD TVs. And in the display cases are many stuffed birds, which you can view up close. Shop and excursions In the Vogelinformatiecentrum you will also find a shop with conservation articles and binoculars. You can find good binoculars from Swarovski, Zeiss and Bynolyt here. You will receive extensive advice about this. You have also come to the right place for bird DVDs, nature books, nest boxes and feeding systems for your garden. Various birding excursions also depart from the Vogelinformatiecentrum.Would you like to book a birding excursion at the Vogelinformatiecentrum? Tickets are available via this website, view our agenda via 'What's on'.
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