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Peregrines at Caerlaverock

Peregrines at Caerlaverock

Learn about these fantastic birds seen regularly on the reserve at Caerlaverock

Early Autumn

Early Autumn

A poem by Andy Ormandy

Autumn fruits

Autumn fruits

Find out the variety of autumn fruits that are appearing around the reserve

Watery Awakenings

Watery Awakenings

All winter, strange creatures have been hibernating at the bottom of the pond. In spring, the pond is starting to awaken...

The Orange-tip and the Lady's Smock

The Orange-tip and the Lady's Smock

One of the first butterflies to herald spring is the Orange-tip butterfly. Their story is intertwined with that of the Ladies Smock or Cuckoo flower...

Scottish Bird Names

Scottish Bird Names

Discover the Scottish names for some of our best-known birds!

Meet the Whoopers

Meet the Whoopers

Meet some of our whooper swan characters

Ducking & Diving

Ducking & Diving

Find out about the wonderful ducks that visit Caerlaverock in winter

World Wetlands Day

World Wetlands Day

World Wetlands Day takes place annually on 2nd February and is a celebration of wetland habitats around the world.

The Caerlaverock Badgers

The Caerlaverock Badgers

Find out about the Caerlaverock badgers and their antics on the reserve

Special Places

Special Places

WWT Caerlaverock is a large wetland reserve and there are many corners to hide away, take some space and relax with nature. It changes drastically from summer to winter as wildlife comes and goes. Here the staff at Caerlaverock share what they love abou

The Christmas Robin

The Christmas Robin

Find out more about the friendly Christmas robin!

Wetland Resolutions

Wetland Resolutions

Some ideas for New Years Resolutions that benefit wildlife and wetlands!

Where to watch wildlife at WWT Caerlaverock

Where to watch wildlife at WWT Caerlaverock

Winter is a fantastic time to watch a wide range of birds on the wetlands at WWT Caerlaverock. Find out the best places to visit around the reserve this winter!

Winter Wonder Wetland

Winter Wonder Wetland

Lose yourself in a winter wonder wetland at WWT Caerlaverock!