Laguiole Forest

  • Access : From Rodez, follow signs for Espalion (D988) then Laguiole (D921). On entering the village take the first right at the round-about (D15). 4km further one enters the ‘Forêt Domaniale’ where many paths start form the roadside just waiting to be explored.
  • IGN map : 2437 Est (1/25000) and 2537 Ouest (1/25000).
  • Best time to visit : All year through.
  • Key birds :
    • All year : Black Woodpecker, Dipper, Crested Tit, Coal Tit, Three-toed Treecreeper, Bullfinch, Hawfinch and Crossbill.

translated by Robert Straughan.

Black Woodpecker – Jean-Paul Ladoux

Coal Tit – F. Merland