Birdwatching in Paris - Buttes Chaumont Park

Come and see the unique urban bird life living in the dramatically landscaped Parc des Buttes Chaumont, in north-eastern Paris.

  • Location : Buttes-Chaumont
  • Minimal Age : 8 years
  • Duration : 2h
  • Access by Public Transport : Métro stops (Botzaris, Buttes Chaumont or Laumière)
  • Language : English

Birdwatching in Paris - Buttes Chaumont Park
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Spring and summers bring such beautiful species as Grey Heron, Rose-Collared Parakeet, European Robin, Grey Wagtail, Goldcrest, Great-Spotted and Green Woodpecker, Blue tit and Song Thrush and many, many more.

Also witness and learn about the birds unique behaviors as we adopt a « slow-birding » approach in the woods, meadows and around the pond and stream that make up this special urban oasis.


Your guide, David Rosane is an American expat & nature guide, currently living in Paris, France. Dave specializes in Birding and nature trips in and around the City and nearby countryside, off the beaten track of everyday Paris, and to Norway and Spain and the rest of France. His guiding technique is to focus on behavior, birdsong and underlying mating strategies, ecology and evolution.

Dave has worked as a professional ornithologist in Peru, Dominican Republic, Venezuela, New York & southern France (Cornell University research associate, CUNY...). Has also birded Alaska & the Yukon, Botswana, South Africa, Indonesia and his home state of Vermont (USA).

He is also a professional musician and science and nature writer.

photo credit (c) Anne Lisbet Tollånes


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