• Revive Our World Scotland

    Erica Mason, Policy Campaigns Officer for RSPB Scotland, talks us through the Aichi Targets for biodiversity, actions we can take for nature, and the first steps to Revive Our World.
    • 24 Sep 2020
  • Greenland white-fronted geese are on the go…

    RSPB Scotland’s Julia Gallagher tells us about her favourite winter visitors, the Greenland white-fronted geese, as she follows their journey and much anticipated arrival at Loch Ken.

    Following a summer breeding on Greenland, migrating Greenland white-fronted geese have embarked on their epic journey to spend the winter in Scotland via the shores of Iceland.

    Greenland white-fronted geese (Anser albifrons) are a…

    • 22 Sep 2020
  • A sea eagle called Victor

    RSPB Scotland's Dave Sexton shares some tales about Victor, quite the character and a celebrity in his own right.

    As the first storms of the autumn rolled in off the Atlantic, I was worried how the newly fledged sea eagle chicks would cope. One chick in particular. He was the first ever fledged for the Mull Eagle Watch pair of sea eagles in Tiroran Community Forest on the Isle of Mull. That pair had tried and failed…

    • 18 Sep 2020
  • Full of love for fulmars

    There's so much more to fulmars than meets the eye. RSPB Scotland's Shona Morrison gives us an insight into the fascinating sea birds and why they have made it on to her favourites list.

    Fulmar, or “an stuffan” as they are affectionately known locally, are one of my favourite sea birds.  When I go to the coastline, it is always the first bird to acknowledge my presence with a close, eye level, stiff…

    • 14 Sep 2020
  • Fife welcomes a new white-tailed sea eaglet

    Scott Shanks, Conservation Officer, shares the exciting news of sea eagle breeding success on the east coast of Scotland.
    • 10 Sep 2020
  • The magical Forth

    RSPB Scotland's David Hunt shares with us his love of RSPB Skinflats and why this reserve is such an important place for nature and nature recovery

    The changing seasons

    Late summer is a mesmerising time in the natural world. The swallows and sand martins that swirled around me were a classic summer spectacle. The presence of juveniles in the feeding frenzy  though, with their maiden Africa flight ahead of them were…

    • 7 Sep 2020
  • Actions For Nature top tips!

    Now more than ever it is important that each of us takes Actions For Nature, making choices within our day-to-day lives that minimise our impact on the environment. There are loads of ways to make a difference and even small changes can do a world of good! Here, some of our colleagues share some of their Actions For Nature top-tips.
    • 3 Sep 2020
  • Hen Harriers make history on the Isle of Lewis

    Robin Reid, Senior Conservation Officer, shares the story of the newly established hen harrier population on the Isle of Lewis, the first in recorded history!
    • 31 Aug 2020
  • Farewell to summer

    RSPB Scotland’s Allie McGregor shares some of the birds she is sad to see off, as autumn takes hold in Scotland.
    • 27 Aug 2020
  • Investing in a Green Recovery for Scotland

    Restoring and protecting nature can create green jobs and provide significant benefits for nature, climate and people. Isobel Mercer, Senior Policy Officer, sets out how the Scottish Government can ensure our recovery from Covid-19 is truly green.
    • 24 Aug 2020
  • The secret lives of corncrakes in August

    After a busy calling season, corncrakes have gone quiet, but they are still in the fields, raising their broods and preparing to migrate back to Africa. Heather Beaton, Uist Warden, explains some of the challenges they are facing in August.
    • 20 Aug 2020
  • A Nature Recovery Plan for Scotland

    Transformative change for nature is vital, but it is also possible. RSPB Scotland has teamed up with the Scottish Wildlife Trust and WWF Scotland to produce a Nature Recovery plan, out today. Isobel Mercer, Senior Policy Officer, tells us more.
    • 17 Aug 2020
  • We need your votes! Save Coul Links campaign shortlisted for Scottish Charity Awards!

    RSPB Scotland's Kate Bellew shares the exciting news that the Save Coul links campaign has been shortlisted in the Scottish Charity Awards!
    • 14 Aug 2020
  • Another successful year for the Loch Insh ospreys

    Pete Moore, Warden at RSPB Insh Marshes shares with us the story of the ospreys at Loch Insh, inspired by another successful fledging this year!
    • 11 Aug 2020
  • Licensing of grouse moors can't wait five years - it must happen now

    RSPB Scotland's Duncan Orr-Ewing discusses the recent incident of a poisoned sea eagle found in Strathdon, the Werritty review and why we can not delay the licensing of grouse moors.
    • 6 Aug 2020
  • Pond adventures

    RSPB Scotland Volunteer Katie Monk shares the stories of wildlife living in and around their pond.
    • 3 Aug 2020
  • Five things to celebrate about Scotland’s nature

    RSPB Scotland's Allie McGregor shares five things to celebrate about our incredible nature.
    • 29 Jul 2020
  • White-tailed eagle illegally killed in the Strathdon area of Aberdeenshire

    RSPB Scotland's Head of Investigations Ian Thomson discusses today's news of a white-tailed eagle that has been illegally killed on a grouse moor in the Strathdon area of Aberdeenshire.
    • 27 Jul 2020
  • Discovering seashore critters

    RSPB Scotland's Niamh Byrne tells us about some of the marvellous creatures you might find when exploring rockpools.
    • 21 Jul 2020
  • Nature Networks – Key to supporting our green recovery

    Exploring Scotland's nature networks and why they are essential as we look toward a green recovery.
    • 17 Jul 2020
  • We’re making Edinburgh a Swift Sanctuary – and we need your help!

    Katie O'Neill, RSPB Scotland Edinburgh Swift City Project Officer, tells us about the Edinburgh Swift City project and how you can get involved.
    • 16 Jul 2020
  • Five facts about foxgloves

    Foxgloves are some of the most recognisable wildflowers out at the moment. They are found in woodland, along hedgerows and riverbanks, on heath and chalkland, hillsides, coasts and sea cliffs. Molly Martin shares five facts about these stunning but deadly beauties.
    • 13 Jul 2020
  • Love for the local #MyWorldNow

    RSPB Scotland’s Allie McGregor shares how they discovered a love for their local greenspaces in the past few weeks.
    • 10 Jul 2020
  • Five facts about grey seals

    Grey seals are a joyous sight in Scottish waters. RSPB Scotland’s Rebecca Lianne Shaw, one of our fantastic Dolphinwatch volunteers, shares five facts about these wonderful creatures.
    • 9 Jul 2020
  • For peat's sake, buy peat free

    RSPB Scotland's Erica Mason discusses the importance of peat and the damaging practices which threaten our peat ecosystems.
    • 6 Jul 2020