SPECTACULAR SPERM WHALE SIGHTING IN FIRTH OF FORTH

Sperm whales in Firth of Forth Pictures (c) Denis McCormack Staff at the Scottish Seabird Centre were thrilled to confirm that there had been a "spectacular...

GANNET WATCH RETURNS

© Gareth Easton The Bass Rock gannets have been spotted around the Firth of Forth and staff at the Scottish Seabird Centre are appealing to...

The flight of the Swifts and Swallows — nature’s annual migration

By John Knox The migration season is upon us again. ‘Tis the “season of mists and mellow fruitfulness….. and gathering swallows twitter in the...

Diary: Fancy a punt on pandas mating?

Birds do it, bees do it, even educated fleas do it – but will Edinburgh’s pandas do it? Now, possibly for the first time...

Kestrel numbers swoop to record low

by John Knox Figures to be released by the RSPB are expected to show that there’s been a 20 per cent fall in the number...

Winter's red deer deaths may balance population

Over the coming weeks and months, as the deepest Highland snowfields seen for decades steadily recede, there will be some sad sights in the...