• Forest

Natural site of Vougy

25 hectares of alluvial deposits along the banks of the Arve are protected: the natural site of Vougy.

Forest Natural site of Vougy Vougy

About

Vougy (74130)

This natural reserve is managed by the ASTERS Association, and protects the local fauna and flora. Here you can find species that include the common merganser (large, fish-eating duck), the kingfisher, the common sandpiper (small wader), reed warbler, great crested grebe, grey heron.
The area attracts a good many waterbirds during the winter months: tufted ducks and common pochards (diving ducks and surface ducks...)
The beaver, which is a protected species throughout the region, can also be seen here.
The flora in the reserve consists largely of alluvial forest trees - white alders - and plants: small bullrush and ophrys bourdon (spider orchid).

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    74130 Vougy
    Information update on 18/05/2022 by Office de Tourisme Faucigny Glières