Check this site for images
of the Hesbaye Region of Belgium (bird names are not in English).
out Jean-Sébastien Rousseau-Piot's Digital
Galleries to see some Birds of Belgium
to find Birds in and around Brussels - by the Birding Work
Zonien Forest - by Dirk Raes.
of Belgium's most important state-owned forests is situated about ten km
south of Brussels.
and Birding Resources in Belgium - Compiled by Erik A. Toorman.
compilation aims at presenting an overview of all the Belgian bird and
birding related resources on the web. Most material is only available in
one (or more) of the official national languages (Dutch, French, German),
which is indicated if no English text is available. But a great resource.
Bird News (and more) from the T'ween Waters Journal - This
covers bird (and some insect) observations in and reports from the southern
region of East Flanders in Belgium. Our region is located between two famous
rivers, the "Schelde" and the "Leie", both joining in the historic city
of Ghent. This is the reason why the observation diary is called
"'t Ween Waters Journal", the 'waters' standing for the two rivers.
Bird Monitoring in Belgium - from Glenn Vermeersch of the
of Nature Conservation - a new website on birds, bird research and birdwatching
in Belgium. The site's bilingual : dutch and english (click on the English
page link in the bottow far right corner) and features information on rare
and endangered species in Belgium as well as lots of photographs of eurasian
species and recent distribution maps.
- Directory of Wetlands of International Importance - includes
information on all Belgian
Ramsar designated sites, including:
d'observation - by the AVES Societe Ornithologique. A little
Schorren van de Beneden Schelde
De Ijzerbroeken te Diksmuide
for the French-speakers!
||A Birding Pal is not a paid
guide, but someone who likes to help out of town visitors. You can become
a Birding Pal today! Help someone to enjoy your local birding spots and
find a pal to help you when you travel. Click here for Belgian
Birding Pals, or join to be a Birding
Belgium Birdline - (0)3-4880194 - international code (00)32
Belgian Birdline (in French) - ++32 (0)2-2459092
Also see Rare Birds in Belgium,
mounted by Jos Cuppens and
compiled by leading Flemish
ornithologist Paul Herroelen
European Endemics and
Information on endemics
and specialities is derived from Sibley & Monroe checklists and bird
distribution lists in Thayer's
Birder's Diary - Version 2.5. Speciality birds, while not endemic,
are those that can only be found in three or less countries of Europe.
Information on endangered birds is derived from the IUCN
Red List, Birdlife International, and supporting data bases developed
by Ian Patton, of Merlin Species
Watcher. The endemic, endangered and speciality birds may be
uncommon, extremely rare vagrants, may be extirpated in the country now
or may only be present in migration. However, documented sightings of each
species noted below have been made in Belgium.
Endemics in Belgium - No National Endemics
|___ Citril Finch
||___ Red-legged Partridge
Birds in Belgium
|___ Corn Crake
||___ Aquatic Warbler
||___ Ferruginous Pochard
No Speciality Species