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Wildlife

There's a world of wildlife at Caerlaverock Wetland Centre. We’re home to thousands of wintering waterbirds with spectacular sights of swirling waders on the high tide and huge flocks of barnacle geese around the centre.

Autumn and winter at Caerlaverock

Autumn and winter are the most exciting seasons at Caerlaverock. Ducks such as teal and wigeon start to build in number on the Folly Pond, while barnacle geese and whooper swans make a welcome return.

Nature reserve

Caerlaverock Wetland Centre is a spectacular 1,400 acre wild reserve situated on the north Solway coast.

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Latest sightings

Find out which species have made an appearance with our latest sightings, updated regularly by staff and volunteers.

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Wildlife guide

As the seasons change, so do the wild visitors. Find out what to see when with our Wildlife Guide.

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