The Balgzandpolder is entirely designed for birds. You always see birds here resting or looking for food. At high tide in the Wadden Sea there are extra birds to be seen here. They can often be admired from a short distance via a viewing screen. Birds that you can see, for example, are spoonbills, many species of ducks, large groups of oystercatchers and redshanks and amongst them rarer birds such as spotted redshanks and greenshanks.

In addition to the Balgzand polder, a bird rock was constructed at the end of 2016. And this was a success, as it is teeming with birds! Nesting opportunities for shore swallows have been created in the walls of the bird rock. The bird rock is five meters high and cannot be climbed by foxes. 


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