• Blogging birds could use your help

    RSPB Scotland Youth Officer, Nicole Brandon, tells us about an innovative partnership project that allows birds to tell their own story.


    Blogging birds could use your help!


    Which new online initiative has been reported on in Wired, in New Scientist, and in The Irish Times?

    What cutting-edge new website was featured on BBC Radio Scotland's Out of Doors and has been a featured video segment with AOL on?

    Why it's…

    • 23 Sep 2013
  • A good summer for garden butterflies

    Jenny Tweedie, gardening enthusiast and RSPB Media & Communications Officer, tells us about the butterflies that share her garden.

    A good summer for garden butterflies

    The results of the Big Butterfly Count are in, and Butterfly Conservation has announced that it’s been a really good summer for peacocks, large whites, small tortoiseshells and lots of others.

    Anyone with a garden had probably figured that…

    • 20 Sep 2013
  • Twite-tastic summer

    Davide Scridel, Research Assistant with RSPB Scotland, gives us a final update on his research work in the Outer Hebrides.  Catch up on his previous posts here and here.

    Twite-tastic summer

    The second and third visits to the assigned 1km2 survey squares occurred from late May to early July. The latter was probably my favourite period here on the Hebrides, as the weather was exceptionally good after a comparably cold…

    • 12 Sep 2013