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    Dumfries Birdwatching Sites


Free guidebirdwatching-in-dumfries-and-galloway-4th-edition-guide

Click to download a free full-colour PDF guide to Birdwatching in Dumfries & Galloway produced by Dumfries & Galloway Council Ranger Service. This is currently the 4th edition of the guide. Good quality A5, paper back copies and the current issue can be  purchased for £2.50 (to cover printing and postage costs) by sending a covering note and cheque payable to ‘Dumfries and Galloway Council’. Send to; DGC Ranger Service, Militia House, English St, Dumfries. DG1 2HR

Other information

The following sites are listed in the publication Where to Watch Birds in Scotland, by Mike Madders and Julia Welstead:

* Stenhouse Wood
* Caerlaverock
* Carsethorn
* Castle Loch, Lochmaben
* Drummains Reedbed
* Fountainbleau and Ladypark
* Southerness Point

Useful links

Find out more about SOC Dumfries branch

Visit the Dumfries and Galloway recording area page

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SOC brings together like-minded individuals with a passion for birds, nature and conservation through a programme of talks, outings, conferences and via the Club’s quarterly journal, Scottish Birds.