Rubber boots, binoculars, camera, a little patience, children always ready for new challenges ... check-list ok? Challenge # 1 : Take a tour of the Careil Estate in Iffendic to observe the birds.
It is in winter that the diversity of species is the most remarkable, hundreds of birds from the north of Europe stop there to feed.
We can distinguish surface ducks and divers, the great cormorant, the black-headed gull, the great egret, the gray heron and the crested lapwing ... Whalers, young and old, walk diligently along the banks and wetlands in search of food.
France is located on one of the migration routes of nesting birds in the Nordic countries. Most birds stop at Careil for a few hours or days to regain strength and replenish their fat reserves.
Once you have gone to discover the birds, do not be surprised, for the purpose of your binoculars you will surely come face to face with a horse or a sheep ! And yes, this site is almost self-sustaining thanks to an eco-pastoral management, since 1993 endangered species such as the mule horse of Poitou, the Breton cow pie noir and highland cattle (cosmopolitan site), the horse of Breton trait, the sheep of the Landes de Bretagne and the goat of the moats.
office de tourisme du pays de Montfort