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Ornithological excursion: Nightingale


18:30 - 21:00


Naturpark Pfyn-Finges
3970 Salgesch

Meeting place

Leuk SBB railway station

The nightingale is a very shy reddish-brown coloured bird species that can only be observed with a little luck and a good deal of patience.

A nightingale
Image: © Regionaler Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

But all the more conspicuous is its very diversified and loud song, with which in spite of its name it also defends its territory during the day or in the middle of the night tries to attract a partner. The nightingale returns from Africa around the middle of April, plays around and sings in the bushes, preferably close to water in the Valais, but also often in a row of bushes on a sunny hillside.

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

The excursion is conducted in German and French.

Registration required. The number of participants is limited.
Telephone: +41 (0)27 452 60 60

There are also more Ornithological Excursions.

Intended for

  • 10-14
  • 14-18
  • 18+
  • 20-40
  • 55+
  • Family


Content: medium

Interactivity: active/passive

Inside/outside: outside


Adults: CHF 30.-
Children: CHF 15.-
Families: CHF 60.-
Member: free of charge
Languages: English, German, French
Weather dependent? Yes
Does it cost anything? Yes