Marine rescue experts fear pilot whales which stranded on a Fife beach have perished.
British Divers Marine Life Rescue
Marine rescue experts have lost track of a pod of pilot whales believed to have been stranded in the Forth after one of the animals became sick or injured.
Fears are growing for at least one of five pilot whales which were found "stranded" off the Fife coast on Tuesday.
Whale watchers who enjoyed a series of displays by a humpback whale off the coast of Fife have spoken of their delight after it was spotted in Icelandic waters.
Marine rescue chiefs have repeated a 'hands-off' warning for beach visitors who may come across a stranded sealife on the sands of Tayside and Fife.
A huge sperm whale was found dead after washing up on a Tayside beach on Wednesday.
A rescue mission to save a whale which washed up on a beach near Monifieth has turned into a recovery operation after the animal was found dead.
A humpback whale which thrilled wildlife watchers for three months last year appears to have returned to the Forth.
The whale spotted off the Mearns coastline this week may be making a return visit to the east of Scotland according to a marine animal rescue organisation.
Rescuers have recorded a fresh sighting of a Scots seal which has been living with part of a dog bowl trapped around its neck for the best part of three years.