Grouse shooting kicked off with typical Scottish rain yesterday, in stark contrast to the recent hot weather it was feared would delay the start of the season.
A record number of hen harrier chicks have been fitted with satellite tags this year as part of a conservation project.
A New Zealand-based dog and his handler are set to begin their work on a major wildlife conservation project in Orkney.
A Fife man has warned people enjoying the great outdoors this weekend to be wary after being subjected to a sustained attack by a buzzard.
Sightings of frogs and toads in gardens have declined as ponds vanish, survey results from tens of thousands of households suggest.
The body of a man has been found at a nature reserve in Angus.
Two hen harriers have disappeared in suspicious circumstances, prompting an appeal by police and conservationists.
An "incredible discovery" of smooth newts has left wildlife experts in Angus gobsmacked and could spark a detailed study of the rare amphibian.
It takes less than a darkening December hour on the freezing slopes of Ruthven farm to appreciate how exposed this Glenlivet unit is to the driving wind and snow.
Details of revised plans for a major offshore windfarm near the Angus coast have been revealed for the first time.