West of Vindeholme Forest lies Næsby Strand. Many peope walk in the area all year round, as there is a very varied landscape with small fields, ponds, woods and beach and holiday cottage area. Exciting experiences in nature are almost guaranteed as there are many animals in the varied landscape.
Næsby Strand is best known for being West Lolland’s main locality for migratory birds. September and October are the best months for this. The wind should preferably be westerly when thousands of birds, especially in the morning, can be seen flying in small and large groups.
The birds of prey are also impressive. Some falcons can be seen, and many sparrow hawks fly over Næsby Strand. By mid-morning, when it gets warmer, and the thermals increases, the biggest birds arrive. Buzzards and red kites are particularly often seen. They come out of the wood, begin to circle up in the warmer air and drift slowly to the southwest in scattered flocks of 5 to 25 birds. The birds of prey migration is especially impressive when the wind is northerly and the first cold sets in.
The best time is usually the first half of October.
The best spot to watch the birds is from the car park at the beach. Look in a northeasterly direction toward the woods.
Here you can see a gallery of some of Næsby strand raptors: