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14 Jan 2021

Wildlife spotter’s guide: Goatfell

A little sparrow-sized bird perches on the end of a wooden twig, against a bright green background. It has an orange chest and white brown stripes on its face.
Whinchat
The wildest and highest parts of Arran are also home to an incredible range of amazing wildlife, including a number of Scotland’s most iconic species.

Click on the pictures below for a little more information on some of the species you may be lucky enough to see during your visit.

Keep up to date with sightings and our wildlife events on the Arran Ranger Service Facebook page.