Up-to-date Wildlife Sightings

This web page is designed to provide current information (see date below) on wildlife sightings at Baron’s Haugh RSPB reserve.  This information and photographs will normally be gathered by members of Hamilton RSPB group and other visitors to the Haugh


These sightings updated 17/06/2018  update pending




Young Sand Martin(DA)(23rd)

Area 3

This colony successful with many young fledging

Nuthatch juvenile(JM)

Chestnut Walk

The whole family here and also many in Dalziel estate – listen for loud squeaky calls

Stonechat juvenile

Centenary Hide

On the fence post line

Emerald  Damselfly(DF)

Area 3 near seat

Hatches a bit later than the blues

Roe Deer

Centenary Hide


Garden Warbler

Area 4

Now singing

Young Sedge Warblers

Centenary hide

Feeding out in the high rushes

Goosander + chicks(DA)

Area 5

This one(DA) in Area 5 hunting fish with head underwater. Family of 6 today on river

Great crested Grebes(JM)

Causeway Hide

Nest destroyed in the gale – the pair now re-building in same location.

2 male Tufted duck



Two Wigeon(males)

On Haugh