Bourgogne-Franche-Comté

Eurasian Cuckoo Cuculus canorus ©Gerd Rossen Website
Birding Bourgogne-Franche-Comté

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.

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

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    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.
Reserves

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  • RNP Parc naturel régional du Haut-Jura

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    The park covers an area of 165,000 hectares across three French departments: Ain, Doubs and Jura.
  • RNP Parc naturel régional du Morvan

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    It covers a total area of 173,000 hectares (430,000 acres)[1] and extends through four different departments with the majority being in Nièvre.
Places to Stay


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  • La Tuilerie de Chazelle

    Accommodation
    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

    Accommodation
    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.

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