Permanent Orientation Parcours Parking Les Montagnès Borne 12 At this place where the human presence is important, the birds are taking the liberty to visit us. The red-gorge hold on a branch and with his piercing whistling make himself heard regularly. The black bird, on the grounds search earthworm, The climbers of garden looks for his …

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Permanent Orientation Course La Martinarié Borne 11 Chestnut trees, hazel trees, ash trees, wild cherry, holly are the main forestry who form the biotope of the Becasse des Bois. This migratory, are called « mordorée » (plumage color death leaf « homocromia ») are located in our area from October to march. Some birds reproduce …

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Permanent Orientation Course Château d’Hautpoul Borne 10 Hautpoul is one of the most important fortified sites of the Montagne Noire, composed du castrum who overlook the valley of the Arnette since more than 1000 ans and the mountain holding the church of Saint Sauveur around which were located a large number of habitats during siècles. …

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Permanent Orientation Course Fountain Borne 9 The chesnut are numerous along the Arnette river. These trees are lining up in stages from 250 to 500 meters. The geographer André DAVID mentioned in his book « Mazamet seems to be the center of a chestnut plantation». From time to time, men has created water point well appreciated …

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Permanent Orientation Course Château Trompette Borne 8 By the château and village of Hautpoul, run the Arnette river. The river was used from the immemorial time to activate the mills, such as the mills of Moulin Maurel, Moulin de l’Oule. An unproductive soil and the mountain structure do not favor agriculture; the habitants of the Hautpoulois …

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Permanent Orientation Course Saint Pierre des Plots Borne 7 The church was previously known as Saint – Pierre d’Hautpoul and is still the center of the oldest parish of Mazamet which spread itself on the high areas of the Hautpoul. The church is mentioned on some document first in 933. The church was in several …

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Permanent Orientation Course Place de Labrespy Borne 6 The village of Labrespy developed during the medieval time around a fortified house who was overlooking un tight pass between the Arnette valley to the east and the valley of Liboure to the west, where there where several communication ways. The name originates from the aubepines which were …

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Permanent Orientation Course The waterfall Borne 5 This waterfall, from the Linoubre, take its source in he water zones located 800 m, from the department of Tarn and of the Aude. This is a fresh water area , well oxygenated exempt of any pollution constituting a biology reserve favorable to the reproduction and to the development …

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Permanent Orientation Course Les Estrabols Borne 4 From the farm of Estrabols to the Pic de Nore (1211 m), the north versant of the Montagne Noire offers a variety and sight-seeing of forests mountain land, altitudes spaces and , agropastoral spaces .The night raptors, European sparrowhawk enjoy this environment and it is not rare to …

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L’étendue d’eau est fréquentée par des anatidés (Canard colvert) et des grèbes (Grèbe huppé). Cette dernière espèce se nourrit de petits poissons et de larves d’insectes. C’est un excellent nageur et plongeur. Amusez-vous à chronométrer ces apnées