Whooper swans make a return

Almost 300 Whooper swans have descended on Caerlaverok near Dumfries over the past few days as they make the journey home from Iceland for the winter.

Full Report: Whooper swans make a return

There has been an anxious wait for twitchers in the South of Scotland, as they wait for some Swans - two in particular - to hopefully arrive back in the area.

Two signets were given silver rings last year to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the first "runaway weddings" at blacksmiths in Gretna.

The pair should hopefully arrive from Iceland any day now.

Fiona McIlwraith reports.

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Whooper swans return to Caerlaverok

Almost 300 Whooper swans have been returning to Caerlaverok near Dumfries in the past few days as they make their way home from Iceland for the winter.

Two swans have been of particular interest to bird watchers, as they watch out for the couple to return home.

The two swans were given special rings earlier this year to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the famous Blacksmith's Shop at Gretna.