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Ornithological excursion: European Bee-eater

Excursion / Guided tour
Next date / period: 02.07.2024 18:30 - 21:00

Dates / period

02.07.2024 18:30 - 21:00

Location of the event

Bahnhof Leuk
3952 Susten


Naturpark Pfyn-Finges
Kirchstrasse 6
3970 Salgesch
Tel. +41 (0)27 452 60 60

Naturpark Pfyn-Finges - The exotic colourful plumage of the European bee-eaters is very striking and their typical call can be heard from far away.

They belong to the most popular and rewarding targets for observation in Leukerfeld, particularly because they can be regularly seen from a short distance. European bee-eaters breed in colonies in nests they have burrowed themselves, often in sandpits or in steep banks above water. They are specialists in catching flying insects, and under ideal observation conditions you can sometimes hear the snapping of their beaks if they prey has just managed to escape.

At the end you will be served a small aperitif. The duration of the excursion is calculated including the aperitif.

The excursion is conducted in German and French. Number of participants is limited.


There are more Ornithological excursions:
Wednesday, March 06, 2024: Birds in the vineyard
Wednesday, April 10, 2024: Voices of spring
Wednesday, April 17, 2024: Birds in the cultural landscape of Brentjong
Wednesday, April 24, 2024: (Migratory) Birds at Leukerfeld
Wednesday, May 01, 2024: Birds of the forest flooding plain
Tuesday, May 07, 2024: Common Nightingale
Wednesday, May 15, 2024: Birds of the rocky steppe
Wednesday, May 22, 2024: Birds in recovering forest fire areas
Tuesday, June 04, 2024: European bee-eater
Tuesday, July 02, 2024: European bee-eater
Further offers:
Saturday, 11 May 2024: Ornithological-Poetic Walk
Sunday, 12 May 2024: Ornithological-Poetic Walk
Saturday 25 May 2024: Festival of Nature: Birds in the Rottensand

Arrival by public transport

Leuk, Bahnhof Timetable SBB

Price information

Adults: CHF 30.-
Children: CHF 15.-
Family: CHF 60.-
Member: free of charge
Transport costs excluded


Registration is obligatory for this offer.

Registration contact

Naturpark Pfyn-Finges
Kirchstrasse 6
3970 Salgesch
Tel. +41 (0)27 452 60 60

Suitable for

The offer is suitable for

  • Adults
  • Children >12 years
  • 50+