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 Lanarkshire RSPB group and other visitors to the Haugh.

31/05/20    any sighting of someone carving on trees – report to police immediately.




Great-spotted Woodpecker(BH)


Adult feeding young about to fledge. 7 active pairs recorded there

Garden Warbler(JM)

Area 3

On distant tree. Three males singing along the river section areas 3-4

Water Rail(DA)

Marsh hide


20 Mute Swans

On Haugh

Incl. the nesting pair at Phoenix end

4 Tufted duck

On Haugh

And a drake Wigeon

Tawny Owl chick(DA)

Yew trees

One of two seen with parents


Cemetery marsh


Sedge Warbler(BH)

On haugh

Also Whitethroat at Area 3(DA)- one of two pairs there

Blackcap(A oS)

Area 4

in full song