RSPB Mersehead, Southwick, Dumfries DG2 8AH

Bird Trapping and Ringing Demonstration

Sunday, 16 February, 2020 - 10:00 to 13:00

North Solway Bird Ringing Group demonstrations give people a rare chance to experience our songbirds up close.  You never know what you might see, from green finches or blue tits to rarer yellow hammers or tree sparrows.

With birdy activities for kids to complete the day.

Winter Discovery Walk

Thursday, 23 January, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00

Every fortnight to 20th February 2020.  Discover some of the amazing wildlife looked after on this farm.  As the season changes so do the habitats and special creatures found here - from trees and plants shutting down for the winter to birds flocking in their masses.  These walks will give you a chance to see it all close up and learn how we manage this important place for nature in our fields and on the wetlands.  

Price adults £4.00 children £2.00 (£3.00 and £1.50 for RSPB members).  Guided walk - booking essential - 01387 780579.

Car parking chages apply to non members.

Sunset on the Solway

Sunday, 26 January, 2020 - 16:00 to 17:30

Some of the greatest spectacles of nature take place at dusk.  Join our guide in the hide to enjoy an air show of starlings in murmuration or geese descending on the reserve to roost.  We'll have an infra-red camera and telescope on hand to help you spot the wild life too as the light drops.

Booking essential

Price: Adult member £3.00 / Adult non-member £4.00.  Child member £1.50 / non-member child £2.00.