Wadden Vogelfestival

Saturday 6 and sunday 7 May 2023 With a bit of luck you can spot more than 170 different bird species during the Wadden Bird Festival, including special specimens such as the lemon wagtail, the bee-eater and the griffon vulture. It promises to be a weekend full of bird-related activities. There are guides at the bird viewing points who can tell you everything about the birds and the area. Of course there is another Texel Big Day. Bird excursions are also organized and there is a large binoculars show. This weekend is also Dutch Birding Spring Weekend. The whole weekend is devoted to raising money for beach breeding birds such as Sandwich Tern and Oystercatcher. More information about the program at: waddenvogelfestival.nl

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Location

Various locations on Texel. The Bird Information Center, Kikkertstraat 42, De Cocksdorp is the central point where you can get all information about the program.



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Vogelinformatiecentrum

Vogelinformatiecentrum

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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