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The ornithological Park of Le Teich: photo description (Parc du Teich's wild bird Park)

To observe the migratory birds are not in enclosures and in the wild - this opportunity provides the tourists with the ornithological reserve of Le Teich. This Park is located on the Bay of Arcachon in the Gironde Department, in the territory of the commune of Le Teich. It was created in 1973 and in 2013 celebrated its fortieth anniversary, becoming officially known as sanctuary.

The reserve's area is about 120 hectares, which are equipped for bird watching and Hiking trails. In the Park are only three pedestrian route, the longest of which is four kilometers away. Also available 17 observation points, including four elevated.

Natural features of the landscape of the Park due to the conditions in the estuary ler, where there are not only wetlands, lagoons and grasslands, and areas covered with forest. Before the opening of the Park in this area since the XVIII century a fish farm. Park run by the municipality of Le Teich with the participation of the administration of the natural Park of the Landes de Gascogne.

The reserve was created in the way of seasonal migrations of migratory birds in spring and autumn comes a great many. They have chosen this place for the soft climate of the estuary ler as if covered with a Bassin d'arcachon, so here is a rare natural phenomena. 80 species of birds nest in the nature reserve of Le Teich, 180 types of "marked" its territory. Among them herons, storks, as well as representatives of more rare species such as the spoonbill.