Elusive bitterns have successfully bred on the Isle of Wight for the first time on record, as the bird continues its comeback, the RSPB has said.
This year has been the most successful year for common cranes in the UK since the 17th century, conservationists have said.
A spectacular starling murmuration has been pictured flying over the small town of Gretna in Scotland.
A Perthshire farm is helping locals get into the Halloween spirit with a special pumpkin festival.
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 Fife man has warned people enjoying the great outdoors this weekend to be wary after being subjected to a sustained attack by a buzzard.
The body of a man has been found at a nature reserve in Angus.
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.