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Eurasian Cuckoo Cuculus canorus ©Gerd Rossen Website

Bourgogne-Franche-Comté is a Region of France created by the merger of Burgundy, and Franche-Comté and came into existence on 1 January 2016. The region covers an area of 47,784 km2 (18,450 sq mi) with a population of 2,816,814.

The region borders Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes to the south, Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine to the north, Île-de-France to the northwest, Centre-Val de Loire to the west and Switzerland (Cantons of Jura, Neuchâtel and Vaud) to the east.

The major city is Dijon.


LPO (Ligue pour la Protection des Oiseaux) - Côte-d’Or


The LPO Côte-d'Or is an association for the protection of nature and a member of the LPO Nationale. Its purpose is to combat the decline of biodiversity through knowledge, protection, education and mobilization.

The Conservatory of Natural Areas of Burgundy


Created in 1986, the Conservatory of natural areas of Burgundy (Bourgogne CEN) is an association law 1901 Burgundy preserving natural environments.

Guides & Tour Operators

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Birding Pal


Local birders willing to show visiting birders around their area.

Trip Reports


Trip Report Repository

CloudBirders was created by a group of Belgian world birding enthusiasts and went live on 21st of March 2013. They provide a large and growing database of birding trip reports, complemented with extensive search, voting and statistical features.

Places to Stay

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La Tuilerie de Chazelle


A beautiful peaceful location in southern Burgundy, on the edge of a forest overlooking rolling meadows. An ideal spot for your holiday whether you are visiting the many sites this area has to offer, enjoying a walking or cycling holiday or spending a few days at Taizé.

Le Grand Coudray B&B


A very special Bed and Breakfast located in the centre of France, 5 hours from Calais, Boulogne and Dunkirk, 2 hours south of Paris, 20 minutes from Sancerre, 12 kilometres from junction 28 on A77 and 55 kilometres from junction 7 on the A71.