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Wildlife

There's a world of wildlife at Caerlaverock Wetland Centre. We're home to nesting waders such as lapwings and rare farmland birds such as tree sparrows and yellowhammer. Look out for roe deer, otters, badgers and brown hares.

Spring at Caerlaverock

In spring Caerlaverock sees nesting swallows, house martins, tree sparrows and returning migrants like sedge warblers, willow warblers, blackcaps and ospreys.

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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