Wildlife

Dunscore is set in the midst of a rural area with varied habitats that are rich in wildlife.

BIRDS… more than 100 different types of bird have been seen in the area.

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Mute Swan This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Whooper swan This bird can been seen in Spring   This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Pink footed goose This bird can been seen in Spring   This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Greylag goose This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Canada goose This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Barnacle goose This bird can been seen in Spring   This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Wigeon This bird can been seen in Spring   This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Gadwall This bird can been seen in Spring   This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Teal This bird can been seen in Spring   This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Mallard This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Pintail This bird can been seen in Spring   This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Shoveler This bird can been seen in Spring   This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Pochard This bird can been seen in Spring   This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Tufted Duck This bird can been seen in Spring   This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Goldeneye This bird can been seen in Spring   This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Goosander This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Red Breasted merganser This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Red grouse This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Black grouse This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Red legged partridge This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Pheasant This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Great northern diver This bird can been seen in Spring   This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Little grebe This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Great Crested Grebe This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Cormorant This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Grey Heron This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Hen Harrier This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Sparrowhawk This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Buzzard This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Osprey This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn  
Kestrel This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Merlin This bird can been seen in Spring   This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Peregrine This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Moorhen This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Coot This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Oystercatcher This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Grey plover This bird can been seen in Spring   This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Golden plover This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Snipe This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Woodcock This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Common sandpiper   This bird can been seen in Summer    
Black headed gull This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Great Black backed gull This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Common Gull This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Lesser black backed gull This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn  
Herring gull This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Rock dove/feral pigeon This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Wood pigeon This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Collared dove This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Cuckoo This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer    
Barn owl This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Tawny owl This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Short eared Owl This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Swift   This bird can been seen in Summer    
Kingfisher This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Green woodpecker This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Great spotted woodpecker This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Skylark This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn  
Sand martin This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer    
Tree sparrow This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Swallow This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer    
House martin This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer    
Tree pipit This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer    
Meadow pipit This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Grey wagtail This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Pied wagtail This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Dipper This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Wren This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Dunnock This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Robin This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Redstart This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer    
Stonechat This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Whinchat This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer    
Wheatear This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer    
Blackbird This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Fieldfare     This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Song thrush This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Redwing     This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Mistle thrush This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Grasshopper warbler This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer    
Sedge warbler This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer    
Black cap This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer    
Garden warbler This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer    
Whitethroat This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer    
Wood warbler This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer    
Chiffchaff This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer    
Willow Warbler This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer    
Goldcrest This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Spotted Flycatcher This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer    
Pied Flycatcher This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer    
Long tailed tit This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Blue Tit This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Great tit This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Coal tit This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Nuthatch This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Treecreeper This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Jay This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Magpie This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Jackdaw This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Rook This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Carrion Crow This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Hooded crow This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Raven This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Starling This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
House sparrow This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Tree sparrow This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer    
Chaffinch This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Brambling     This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Greenfinch This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Goldfinch This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Siskin This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Linnet This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Lesser redpoll     This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Scottish Crossbill This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Bullfinch This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Yellowhammer This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter
Reed bunting This bird can been seen in Spring This bird can been seen in Summer This bird can been seen in Autumn This bird can been seen in Winter

MAMMALS - fox, badger, roe deer, weasel, stoat, mink, red squirrel.

AMPHIBIANS - common toad, common frog, smooth newt.

REPTILES - common lizard, slow worm, adder


WATCHING WILDLIFE IN THE DUNSCORE AREA …

Most wildlife can be seen from the many quiet roads, footpaths and tracks in the area.   For further advice, please contact

David Clyne
Access Office

Tel 01387 260342
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Please follow the Access Code when walking in the area.