• Five facts you should know about puffins

    Five facts you should know about puffins

    'Clown of the sea' and 'sea parrot' are just two of the nicknames that have been given to Scotland's most recognisable seabird. Puffins are small, rounded birds that belong to the Auk family and weigh about the same as a can of Irn Bru. 

    The species we have here in Scotland is known as the Atlantic puffin, though there are others found elsewhere, including…

    • 19 Apr 2016
  • It’s a time of change on Scotland’s cliffs

    Kirsty Nutt explains why now is a perfect time to get out and enjoy Scotland’s seabird cities.

    It’s a time of change on Scotland’s cliffs

    The clocks have sprung forward; the evenings are getting lighter and the days warmer. Spring is definitely on its way. And with the shift of seasons, changes in the natural world are all around.

    Trees are coming in to bud, birdsong is filling the morning air and…

    • 13 Apr 2016
  • RSPB Scotland opens new visitor hub at Loch Lomond

    Jenny Tweedie from RSPB Scotland gives us an update on the new visitor hub launching at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond this spring.

    RSPB Scotland opens new visitor hub at Loch Lomond


    RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond launched its new visitor hub this spring, almost four years after the land was purchased. The reserve has always been open to the public, but until now, visitors have had to walk in from the nearby village of Gartocharn…

    • 6 Apr 2016