Bird Watching

Bird watching

The area around Carden Holiday Cottages is lucky enough to benefit from a number of splendid rivers including the Spey and of course, the river Findhorn which in themselves are fed by a wide range of streams and tributaries and is a great place for bird watching.

A walk along any of the river bank can be a real treat as Dippers, Wagtails, Common Sandpiper and Gooseganders inhabit the areas.

The Moray coastline itself may be famous for its seal colonies and dolphins, but it also boasts a wide range of equally spectacular seabirds including Fulmars, Razorbills, Shags and Black Guillemots. Watch out for the winter waders too as the beaches and tidal areas provide habitat for many birds including the Purple Sandpiper.

When one talks about Elgin, a beautiful town steeped in centuries of important historical events and reformation immediately comes to the mind. Elgin may be the commercial and administrative centre for Moray but it is set in an agricultural heartland of rolling hills, woodlands and forest, miles and miles of walks and trails and beautiful golden beaches. With its cool summers as well as mild winters, this area enjoys a beautiful climate all the year ’round which is why so many visitors are attracted to the town. (more)
But besides tourists, many species of birds seem to love it too! If you’re interested in experiencing this wonderful wildlife area, then we would love for you to join us here at Carden Holiday Cottages where we are wonderfully positioned for exploring all that this beautiful area of Scotland has to offer.

There is a great organisation here in Moray that is definitely worth a visit to their site. It’s packed with information, articles and great photographs. Check out Birds in Moray to see the wide range of birds you are likely to see.


You can check out their full dvd at