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Vienna Woods (Wienerwald)
Close to the Austrian capital and with a good range of interesting birds, the Vienna Woods have long been popular with travelling birders.
 Notable Species
Collared Flycatcher and Red-breasted Flycatcher, Short-toed Treecreeper, Golden Oriole and the various woodpeckers are the main attractions and the Schonnbrunn Palace, within the city itself, has most of these and is easily worked.
Further afield the Lainzer Tiergarden to the south-west has deciduous, mixed and coniferous forest, meadows and streams. It has similar range of birds in addition to some more exciting species.
This former imperial hunting park is now a Nature Protection Area and has Black Stork, European Honey Buzzard and Eurasian Eagle Owl, European Nightjar, Black Woodpecker and White-backed Woodpecker and Common Kingfisher.
Birds you can see here include:
Black Stork, European Honey Buzzard, Eurasian Sparrowhawk, Common Buzzard, Common Kestrel, Eurasian Eagle Owl, Little Owl, European Nightjar, Common Kingfisher, Grey-headed Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker, Black Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Middle Spotted Woodpecker, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Wood Lark, Barred Warbler, Garden Warbler, Blackcap, Wood Warbler, Common Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Collared Flycatcher, Short-toed Treecreeper, Eurasian Nuthatch, Red-backed Shrike, Eurasian Golden Oriole, Chaffinch, European Greenfinch, European Goldfinch, European Serin, Hawfinch, Ortolan Bunting
 Other Wildlife
 Site Information
 History and Use
 Areas of Interest
 Access and Facilities
Schonnbrunn Palace can be found from the A23 road out of Vienna to Altmansdorf and the palace is 4km to the north. Lainzer Tiergarten has an information centre, marked trails and observation points and is easily reached by road from Vienna.
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delete the following species: BIRDS not INCLUDED... Little Owl, European Nightjar (Su), Wood Lark (Su), Barred Warbler (Su), Spotted Flycatcher (Su), Ortolan Bunting (Su). More info at www.bird.at ;-)