Wildlife

A world of wildlife awaits at Caerlaverock Wetland Centre. With a variety of habitats on offer, there's always a star species on show. Check the latest sightings and find out how to make the most of Caerlaverock's wildlife.

Autumn at Caerlaverock

All eyes are on the skies as many thousands of barnacle geese, whooper swans and other birds arrive back at Caerlaverock to shelter in the Solway Firth and take advantage of its expansive salt marshes, tidal pools and grazing land.

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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