WWT

Wildlife

A world of wildlife awaits at Caerlaverock Wetland Centre. We're home to some of the UK's most spectacular wildlife experiences - get closer to wild whooper swans, see up to 10,000 barnacle geese feeding and check in with our resident ospreys.

Winter at Caerlaverock

Caerlaverock becomes a wildfowl wonderland as huge flocks of birds of many varieties create intricate patterns as they feed and come in to roost.

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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Viewing wildlife

Our viewing areas are specially placed to showcase the richest of our wildlife. Some can be intentionally hard to spot, attracting our shyest species, so be sure to visit them all.

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