Bitterns, a wetland bird which was extinct in the UK, are booming with populations at a record high, conservationists have said.
Details of revised plans for a major offshore windfarm near the Angus coast have been revealed for the first time.
Sir, - The story, RSPB Scotland makes appeal over missing hen harrier Calluna (September 1)contains the clear implication that the fate of this missing satellite-tagged hen harrier Calluna is connected to the management of grouse moors.
A controversial £2 billion wind farm development could generate around £827 million for the Scottish economy, a study has found.
Sir, - The 30 or so businesses supporting the offshore wind turbine development opposed by the RSPB are correct and justified only in that Fife and the wider areas of east-central Scotland desperately need more jobs and local supply-chain activities.
The company behind plans for a £2 billion wind farm off the Fife coast has called on bird protection charity the RSPB to abandon any further potential legal proceedings which could scupper the project and put hundreds of potential jobs at risk.
Sir, - What a shame Mr Milne’s attack (July 26) on Jim Crumley led him to ignore the positive influence beavers have on the surrounding environment and focus only on the inconvenience they may have helped cause through helping raise the water level by an inch or two.
Damming beavers have been cleared of blame for flooding paths at an Angus nature reserve.
If you thought bird watching belonged to a bygone era, when all you needed was a notebook, binoculars and a flask of tea, think again.
I’m having fun with a new pair of binoculars which are transforming my walks with Inka.