Helping more people to build a future for capercaillie in Scotland.

The Cairngorms Capercaillie Project is where communities in the Cairngorms National Park are working together to help secure a long-term future for capercaillie in the UK.

Community-led action for capercaillie

Working together to overcome challenges and create new solutions for capercaillie.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

The Project

Enabling community-led action for capercaillie across the Cairngorms National Park.

Capercaillie

Capercaillie

An iconic bird, living in our pine forests since the last Ice Age; now on the brink of extinction.

volunteer work party

Communities

Residents, businesses, visitors, mountain bikers, landmanagers – all playing a critical part.

Get involved

Get involved

Lots to do and lots of ways to help – on the ground and online.

The wildlife in the Cairngorms National Park is outstanding. It is the last remaining stronghold for many rare and endangered species, including the capercaillie.

national_park_map

Latest news

Find out what’s going on and what’s coming up. Read the latest news from across the project.

default_news_2020

Operational Management Team meeting notes

Read the latest meeting notes from the Operational Management Team

capercaillie_1200x800

Project Board meeting notes

Read the latest meeting notes from the Project Board

Capture_website

Welcome to the new Cairngorms Capercaillie Project website

The Cairngorms Capercaillie Project has a new website with plenty of new features. Why not take a look around?