Category: Biodiversity

Curlew – photo by Marko Hankkila
Biodiversity
Zoe Shuttleworth

Wading birds at Carbeth

Our marshy, rushy fields bordering the River Endrick make a challenging environment for agricultural management, but provide an important habitat for a number of wading birds, which have suffered severe decline in recent decades.

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The Loup of Fintry – photo by Andrewmckie
Biodiversity
Zoe Shuttleworth

Life on the River Endrick

The River Endrick, a designated Special Area of Conservation, flows from its source in the Campsie Fells, to its mouth in Loch Lomond, and forms the entire northern border of Carbeth Home Farm and is host to some spectacular wildlife.

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Dipper Endrick Water – photo by Hugh Tooby
Biodiversity
Sam Lyth

Birdwatching in Winter around Killearn

Introducing Sam Lyth – a new resident of Carbeth Estate and life long nature enthusiast. In Sam’s first blog post, she shares some of the birds you are likely to spot around Carbeth and Killearn, and invites you to share your own findings.

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song thrush
Biodiversity
Zoe Shuttleworth

Objective – increase biodiversity

Much has already been achieved over the last 20 years to support biodiversity at Carbeth, and now we want to go much further, to promote and maintain healthy, sustainable and diverse ecosystems.​

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