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Nature Festival: Birds of the Rottensand

Excursion / Guided tour
Next date / period: 25.05.2024 07:30 - 13:00

Dates / period

25.05.2024 07:30 - 13:00

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 excursion "Birds of the Rottensand" in co-operation with the Valais branch of the Swiss Ornithological Institute takes place as part of the "Fête de la nature / Festival der Natur" and is thus free of charge for all participants.

The Swiss Ornithological Institute and the Pfyn-Finges Nature Park are jointly organising an excursion as part of the "Festival der Natur" and "Fête de la Nature".
A birdwatching tour through the Rottensand and along the wild Rhone. The predominant alluvial landscapes and dry locations create interesting contrasts in the landscape and are home to very rare, unique birds such as the common sandpiper, the Eurasian plover, the hoopoe, the wryneck, the woodlark, the red-backed shrike and the bunting.

Excursion in german and french.

Clothing suitable for the weather, sun protection, good shoes. Binoculars or telescope if available. And take enough to drink and a snack with you.

Registration possible from 17 April 2024 via this websites: or


Registration is required: or
Excursion in german and french
Number of participants is limited.

  • child-friendly

Arrival by public transport

Leuk, Bahnhof Timetable SBB

Price information

This excursion takes place as part of the "Fête de la nature" and "Festival der Natur" and is thus free of charge.


Registration is obligatory for this offer.

You can made your registration by Festival der Natur
(expected from 17 April 2024)
Number of participants is limited. Registration by Friday evening 24 May 16.00 p.m. is desirable.
The places are limited, so please let us know if you cannot participate.
Those who are on the waiting list can then be contacted and participate. Thank you.

Registration contact

Fete de la Nature
2000 Neuchatel

Suitable for

The offer is suitable for

  • Adults
  • Children >12 years
  • 50+