Texel is a bird-rich island. Meanwhile, more than 390 bird species have been observed on Texel. Texel has the longest bird boulevard in Europe, more than 20 viewing points and various bird excursions are organized. This makes Texel a real hotspot for birdwatchers.
Interesting birds can be seen on Texel in all seasons. See below which bird species are expected per month.
Curious about which birds you can spot on Texel in January? View here the overview of the birds that reside this month on Texel.
Curious as to which birds you can spot in February on Texel? You can still marvel at various winter birds, and the first spring birds are already arriving
Curious which birds you can spot on Texel in March? View here the overview of the birds that are getting ready for the breeding season on Texel in this
Wondering which birds you can see in May? Read here the best tips for bird watching.
Texel is a popular place for birds to rest in August. The blossoming dune area is a popular spot for many bird species this month.
September is in fact one of Texel’s most bird-rich months. The autumn migration means plenty of different bird species can be seen on the island in
In October, tens of thousands of birds stop over on Texel on their way South. Sparrowhawks and the smallest member of the falcon family, the merlin, are
November is the month you can admire the various types of geese and thrushes on Texel. Waalenburg polder is particularly worth a visit! Are you also
Thousands of European golden plovers, hundreds of ruffs and lots of wigeons, lapwings and curlews like to stay on Texel. The flock of shore larks in De
The Wadden Bird Festival is organized annually in May. The festival is an initiative of the Bird Information Center and Duinen van Texel National Park.