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Wood of Cree RSPB
Wood of Cree RSPB Wood of Cree RSPB, May 2008. © Alison Connelly
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hide section Recent sightings in Dumfries & Galloway (10)

08:37 24/07/14
20:12 11/07/14
14:38 10/07/14

10 reports returned.

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hide section Useful contacts for Dumfries & Galloway (6)

County Recorder (Nithsdale, Annandale, & Eskdale)
 Steve Cooper, WWT. Eastpark Farm, Caelaverock, Dumfries
 01387 770200
 

County Recorder (Stewarty & Wigtown)
 Paul Collin, Gairland, Old Edinburgh Road, Minnigaff, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire DG8 6PL
 01671 402861
 

Scottish Wildlife Trust - Dumfries & Galloway
 http://www.wildlifetrust.org.uk/scottish/www/d&g/whooper.htm

SOC - Dumfries Branch
 http://www.the-soc.org.uk/dumfries-branch.htm

SOC - Stewartry Branch
 http://www.the-soc.org.uk/stewartry-branch.htm

SOC - West Galloway Branch
 http://www.the-soc.org.uk/wgalloway-branch.htm

hide section Past rarities in Dumfries & Galloway (37 species)

hide section Articles (6)

Tue 09/10/12
RSPB: Condemnation as Golden Eagle found shot
RSPB Condemnation as Golden Eagle found shot
Golden Eagle found shot in Scotland.  read on read on
Thu 30/06/11
Review: Best Birdwatching sites in the Solway by John Miles
Review Best Birdwatching sites in the Solway by John Miles
The latest in the series from Buckingham Press describes an underwatched area.  read on read on
Tue 07/12/10
WWT: Record numbers of Pink-footed Geese on Solway Firth
WWT Record numbers of Pink-footed Geese on Solway Firth
Wildfowl counters this weekend recorded the highest ever count of Pink-footed Geese in the Solway Firth.  read on read on
Tue 27/04/10
RSPB: High hopes for a new nature reserve on Solway coast
RSPB High hopes for a new nature reserve on Solway coast
RSPB Scotland appeals for members' help to purchase the Crook of Baldoon in Wigtown Bay  read on read on
Mon 01/09/08
Breeding Spoonbills in Dumfries and Galloway
Breeding Spoonbills in Dumfries and Galloway
Hot on the heels of this spring's breeding Cattle Egrets, this much-underwatched county produces a remarkable clutch of Spoonbills.  read on read on
Thu 07/08/08
RSPB: New study shows Hen Harriers and waders can live together
RSPB New study shows Hen Harriers and waders can live together
Their principal songbird prey may be reduced.  read on read on

hide section Key sites and species in Dumfries & Galloway (9)

Dumfries & Galloway includes sites that are among the best in the country for the following species:

Greenland White-fronted Goose
Barnacle Goose
Whooper Swan
Scaup
Slavonian Grebe
Black-necked Grebe
Hen Harrier
Peregrine Falcon
Willow Tit

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Ae Village Ae Village ·NX9889 NX9889 upload upload link link add add
Annan Annan ·NY1966 NY1966 upload upload link link add add
Ardwell Ardwell ·NX1045 NX1045 upload upload link link add add
Auchencairn Auchencairn ·NX7951 NX7951 upload upload link link add add
Auchenreoch Loch Auchenreoch Loch ·NX8171 NX8171 upload upload link link add add
Auchie Glen Auchie Glen ··NX1332 NX1332 Site picture link link update update
Auldgirth Auldgirth ·NX9186 NX9186 upload upload link link add add
Balcary Bay/Point Balcary Bay/Point ·NX8249 NX8249 upload upload link link add add
Balmaclellan Balmaclellan ·NX6578 NX6578 upload upload link link add add
Bankend Bankend ·NY0268 NY0268 upload upload link link add add
Barlocco Isle Barlocco Isle ·NX5748 NX5748 upload upload link link add add
Barnkirk Point Barnkirk Point ·NY1964 NY1964 upload upload link link add add
Barsalloch Point Barsalloch Point ·NX3441 NX3441 upload upload link link add add
Beattock Beattock ·NT0702 NT0702 upload upload link link add add
Beeswing Beeswing ·NX895695 NX895695 upload upload link link add add
Benfield Benfield ·NX3764 NX3764 upload upload link link add add
Bennan Hill Bennan Hill ·NX6472 NX6472 upload upload link link add add
Black Head Black Head ·NW9856 NW9856 upload upload link link add add
Borgue Borgue ·NX6248 NX6248 upload upload link link add add
Brockloch nr Carsphairn Brockloch nr Carsphairn ·NX5396 NX5396 upload upload link link add add
Brow Well Brow Well ·NY0867 NY0867 upload upload link link add add
Browhouses Browhouses ·NY2865 NY2865 upload upload link link add add
Burrow Head Burrow Head ··NX4534 NX4534 Site picture link link update update
Caerlaverock Castle Caerlaverock Castle ·NY0265 NY0265 upload upload link link add add
Caerlaverock WWT Caerlaverock WWT ··NY0365 NY0365 Site picture link link update update
Cairnharrow Cairnharrow ·NX5356 NX5356 upload upload link link add add
Cairnryan Cairnryan ·NX0668 NX0668 upload upload link link add add
Cairnryan-Larne ferry Cairnryan-Larne ferry ·NW7970 NW7970 upload upload link link add add
Cairnsmore of Carsphairn Cairnsmore of Carsphairn ·NX5997 NX5997 upload upload link link add add
Cairnsmore of Fleet Cairnsmore of Fleet ··NX5066 NX5066 Site picture link link update update
Canonbie Canonbie ·NY3976 NY3976 upload upload link link add add
Cardoness Cardoness ·NX5653 NX5653 upload upload link link add add
Cargen Cargen ·NX9672 NX9672 upload upload link link add add
Carlingwark Loch Carlingwark Loch ··NX7661 NX7661 Site picture (2 pictures) link link update update
Carsegowan Moss Carsegowan Moss ··NX4258 NX4258 Site picture (3 pictures) link link update update
Carsethorn Carsethorn ··NX9959 NX9959 Site picture link link update update
Carsfad Loch Carsfad Loch ·NX6086 NX6086 upload upload link link add add
Carsluith Carsluith ··NX4854 NX4854 Site picture (2 pictures) link link update update
Carsphairn Carsphairn ·NX5693 NX5693 upload upload link link add add
Castle Douglas Castle Douglas ·NX7662 NX7662 upload upload link link add add
Castle Kennedy Castle Kennedy ·NX1059 NX1059 upload upload link link add add
Castle Loch NR Castle Loch NR ··NY0881 NY0881 Site picture (2 pictures) link link update update
Clarencefield Clarencefield ·NY0868 NY0868 upload upload link link add add
Clatteringshaws Loch Clatteringshaws Loch ··NX5477 NX5477 Site picture link link update update
Clugston Loch Clugston Loch ·NX3457 NX3457 upload upload link link add add
Collin Collin ·NY0276 NY0276 upload upload link link add add
Corsewall Point Corsewall Point ··NW9872 NW9872 Site picture (2 pictures) link link update update
Courance Courance ·NY0590 NY0590 upload upload link link add add
Crammag Head Crammag Head ·NX0834 NX0834 upload upload link link add add
Creetown Creetown ··NX4758 NX4758 Site picture (2 pictures) link link update update
Crocketford/Ninemile Bar Crocketford/Ninemile Bar ·NX8372 NX8372 upload upload link link add add
Crook of Baldoon Crook of Baldoon ·NX4452 NX4452 upload upload link link add add
Cummertrees Cummertrees ·NY1366 NY1366 upload upload link link add add
Cumrue Cumrue ·NY0686 NY0686 upload upload link link add add
Dalbeattie Dalbeattie ·NX8361 NX8361 upload upload link link add add
Dornock Dornock ·NY2366 NY2366 upload upload link link add add
Drummore Drummore ·NX1336 NX1336 upload upload link link add add
Drumscallan Plantation Drumscallan Plantation ·NX3745 NX3745 upload upload link link add add
Dumfries Dumfries ··NX9776 NX9776 Site picture link link update update
Dundeugh Dundeugh ·NX5987 NX5987 upload upload link link add add
Dundrennan Dundrennan ·NX7447 NX7447 upload upload link link add add
Dunragit Dunragit ·NX1557 NX1557 upload upload link link add add
Earlstoun Loch Earlstoun Loch ·NX6182 NX6182 upload upload link link add add
Easter Earshaig Easter Earshaig ·NT0402 NT0402 upload upload link link add add
Eastriggs Eastriggs ·NY2465 NY2465 upload upload link link add add
Eggerness Eggerness ··NX4947 NX4947 Site picture (2 pictures) link link update update
Enterkinfoot Enterkinfoot ·NS8503 NS8503 upload upload link link add add
Fleet Bay Fleet Bay ·NX5652 NX5652 upload upload link link add add
Forest of Ae Forest of Ae ·NX9992 NX9992 upload upload link link add add
Galdenoch landfill site Galdenoch landfill site ·NW9964 NW9964 upload upload link link add add
Garlieston Garlieston ··NX4746 NX4746 Site picture (3 pictures) link link update update
Gatehouse of Fleet Gatehouse of Fleet ·NX6056 NX6056 upload upload link link add add
Gatelawbridge Gatelawbridge ·NX9096 NX9096 upload upload link link add add
Gelston Gelston ·NX7758 NX7758 upload upload link link add add
Glasserton Glasserton ·NX4238 NX4238 upload upload link link add add
Glenairlie Glenairlie ·NS8305 NS8305 upload upload link link add add
Glencaple Glencaple ··NX9968 NX9968 Site picture link link update update
Glenkiln Reservoir Glenkiln Reservoir ·NX8478 NX8478 upload upload link link add add
Glenluce Glenluce ··NX1957 NX1957 Site picture link link update update
Glenstockadale Glenstockadale NX0161 NX0161 upload upload link link add add
Glentrool Glentrool ·NX3778 NX3778 upload upload link link add add
Greenhill Greenhill ·NY1079 NY1079 upload upload link link add add
Gretna Gretna ·NY3167 NY3167 upload upload link link add add
Haugh of Urr Haugh of Urr ·NX8066 NX8066 upload upload link link add add
Heathhall Heathhall ·NX9979 NX9979 upload upload link link add add
Heck Heck ·NY0980 NY0980 upload upload link link add add
Hightae Hightae ·NY0978 NY0978 upload upload link link add add
Innermessan Innermessan ··NX0863 NX0863 Site picture link link update update
Isle of Whithorn Isle of Whithorn ··NX4736 NX4736 Site picture (2 pictures) link link update update
Johnstonebridge Johnstonebridge ·NY1092 NY1092 upload upload link link add add
Keir Mill Keir Mill ·NX8693 NX8693 upload upload link link add add
Kelton Kelton ·NX9870 NX9870 upload upload link link add add
Ken/Dee Marshes RSPB Ken/Dee Marshes RSPB ··NX7068 NX7068 upload upload link link update update
Kendoon Loch Kendoon Loch ·NX6090 NX6090 upload upload link link add add
Kildrochat Kildrochat ··NX0856 NX0856 Site picture link link update update
Kilstay Bay Kilstay Bay ·NX1238 NX1238 upload upload link link add add
Kinharvie Kinharvie ·NX9266 NX9266 upload upload link link add add
Kippford Kippford ··NX8355 NX8355 Site picture link link update update
Kirk Loch Kirk Loch ··NY0782 NY0782 Site picture (2 pictures) link link update update
Kirkbean Kirkbean ·NX9759 NX9759 upload upload link link add add
Kirkcolm Kirkcolm ·NX0268 NX0268 upload upload link link add add
Kirkconnell Merse Kirkconnell Merse ·NX9868 NX9868 upload upload link link add add
Kirkcowan Kirkcowan ·NX3261 NX3261 upload upload link link add add
Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright ··NX6850 NX6850 Site picture link link update update
Knockman Wood Knockman Wood ··NX4168 NX4168 Site picture (2 pictures) link link update update
Knowetop Lochs NR Knowetop Lochs NR ··NX7078 NX7078 Site picture (4 pictures) link link update update
Lady Bay Lady Bay ··NX0271 NX0271 Site picture (3 pictures) link link update update
Langholm Langholm ·NY3684 NY3684 upload upload link link add add
Laurieston Laurieston ·NX6864 NX6864 upload upload link link add add
Leffnoll Point Leffnoll Point ·NX0765 NX0765 upload upload link link add add
Leswalt Leswalt ·NX0163 NX0163 upload upload link link add add
Loaningfoot Loaningfoot ·NX9655 NX9655 upload upload link link add add
Loch Connell Loch Connell ··NX0168 NX0168 Site picture link link update update
Loch Ettrick Loch Ettrick ·NX9493 NX9493 upload upload link link add add
Loch Hempton Loch Hempton ·NX3054 NX3054 upload upload link link add add
Loch Ken Loch Ken ·NX7168 NX7168 upload upload link link add add
Loch Kindar Loch Kindar ·NX9664 NX9664 upload upload link link add add
Loch Magillie Loch Magillie ··NX0959 NX0959 Site picture link link update update
Loch Ochiltree Loch Ochiltree ·NX3174 NX3174 upload upload link link add add
Loch Ryan Loch Ryan ··NX0565 NX0565 Site picture link link update update
Loch Skerrow Loch Skerrow ·NX6068 NX6068 upload upload link link add add
Locharbriggs Locharbriggs ·NX9980 NX9980 upload upload link link add add
Lochmaben Lochmaben ·NY0882 NY0882 upload upload link link add add
Lochnaw Lochnaw ·NW9963 NW9963 upload upload link link add add
Lochrutton Loch Lochrutton Loch ·NX8973 NX8973 upload upload link link add add
Lockerbie Lockerbie ·NY1381 NY1381 upload upload link link add add
Logan Botanical Gardens Logan Botanical Gardens ·NX0942 NX0942 upload upload link link add add
Lowther Hill Lowther Hill ·NS8810 NS8810 upload upload link link add add
Luce Sands Luce Sands ··NX1654 NX1654 Site picture link link update update
Mabie Forest Mabie Forest ··NX9370 NX9370 Site picture link link update update
Mainsriddle Mainsriddle ·NX9456 NX9456 upload upload link link add add
Manquhill Hill Manquhill Hill ·NX6694 NX6694 upload upload link link add add
Marscalloch Hill Marscalloch Hill ·NX6192 NX6192 upload upload link link add add
Mennock Pass Mennock Pass ··NS8510 NS8510 Site picture link link update update
Mersehead RSPB Mersehead RSPB ··NX9255 NX9255 Site picture link link update update
Millhousebridge Millhousebridge ·NY1085 NY1085 upload upload link link add add
Milton Loch Milton Loch ·NX8371 NX8371 upload upload link link add add
Minnigaff Minnigaff ·NX4166 NX4166 upload upload link link add add
Mitchellslacks Mitchellslacks ·NX9696 NX9696 upload upload link link add add
Mochrum Loch Mochrum Loch ·NX3053 NX3053 upload upload link link add add
Moffat Moffat ·NT0805 NT0805 upload upload link link add add
Moniaive Moniaive ·NX7790 NX7790 upload upload link link add add
Monreith Monreith ··NX3641 NX3641 Site picture link link update update
Morton Loch Morton Loch ·NX8999 NX8999 upload upload link link add add
Mull of Galloway Mull of Galloway ··NX1530 NX1530 Site picture (4 pictures) link link update update
New England Bay New England Bay ·NX1242 NX1242 upload upload link link add add
New Galloway New Galloway ·NX6377 NX6377 upload upload link link add add
Newbie Newbie ·NY1764 NY1764 upload upload link link add add
Newton Stewart Newton Stewart ·NX4266 NX4266 upload upload link link add add
Nithsdale Nithsdale ·NX8990 NX8990 upload upload link link add add
Parkgate Parkgate ·NY0288 NY0288 upload upload link link add add
Piltanton Burn Piltanton Burn ·NX1456 NX1456 upload upload link link add add
Port Logan Port Logan ··NX0940 NX0940 Site picture link link update update
Port William Port William ··NX3343 NX3343 Site picture link link update update
Portpatrick Portpatrick ··NW9954 NW9954 Site picture (2 pictures) link link update update
Powfoot Powfoot ··NY1465 NY1465 Site picture link link update update
Powillimount Powillimount ·NX9856 NX9856 upload upload link link add add
Rascarrel Rascarrel ·NX7948 NX7948 upload upload link link add add
Redkirk Point Redkirk Point ·NY3065 NY3065 upload upload link link add add
Rigg Bay Rigg Bay ·NX4744 NX4744 upload upload link link add add
Rockcliffe Rockcliffe ··NX8453 NX8453 upload upload link link update update
Ruthwell Ruthwell ·NY0967 NY0967 upload upload link link add add
Sandhead Sandhead ·NX0949 NX0949 upload upload link link add add
Sandyhills Sandyhills ·NX8855 NX8855 upload upload link link add add
Sanquhar Sanquhar ·NS7809 NS7809 upload upload link link add add
Seafield Seafield ··NY2064 NY2064 Site picture link link update update
Skyreburn Bay Skyreburn Bay ··NX5754 NX5754 Site picture link link update update
Soleburn Soleburn ·NX0364 NX0364 upload upload link link add add
Soulseat Loch Soulseat Loch ··NX1058 NX1058 Site picture link link update update
Southerness Point Southerness Point ··NX9754 NX9754 Site picture (2 pictures) link link update update
Stairhaven Stairhaven ··NX2053 NX2053 Site picture link link update update
Stranraer Stranraer ·NX0660 NX0660 upload upload link link add add
Stranraer-Belfast Ferry Stranraer-Belfast Ferry ··NW8055 NW8055 Site picture link link update update
Stroan Loch Stroan Loch ·NX6470 NX6470 upload upload link link add add
The Wig The Wig ··NX0367 NX0367 Site picture (3 pictures) link link update update
Threave Threave ··NX745625 NX745625 Site picture (3 pictures) link link update update
Tongland Tongland ·NX6953 NX6953 upload upload link link add add
Torduff Point Torduff Point ·NY2664 NY2664 upload upload link link add add
Torthorwald Torthorwald ·NY0378 NY0378 upload upload link link add add
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Wanlockhead Wanlockhead ·NS875125 NS875125 upload upload link link add add
West Freugh Airfield West Freugh Airfield ··NX1154 NX1154 Site picture link link update update
White Loch White Loch ··NX1060 NX1060 Site picture link link update update
Whithorn Whithorn ··NX4440 NX4440 upload upload link link update update
Wigtown Wigtown ··NX4355 NX4355 Site picture (2 pictures) link link update update
Wood of Cree RSPB Wood of Cree RSPB ··NX3871 NX3871 Site picture (6 pictures) link link update update
Woodhall Loch Woodhall Loch ·NX6667 NX6667 upload upload link link add add

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Dumfries and Galloway Birding Dumfries and Galloway BirdingEdit this link Edit this link
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Dumfries and Galloway yahoo birding group. Dumfries and Galloway yahoo birding group.Edit this link Edit this link
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West Galloway SOC hold monthly meetings throughout the winter in Stranraer Library for an interesting, varied range of informal talks, films & presentations. We also have regular outdoor excursions across the region, especially throughout the summer.Broken link Broken link

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