An Angus nature reserve has begun the new year as it ended the old with a watery welcome mat for rare guests.
Scottish Wildlife Trust
Wildlife charities have called on the First Minister to act to give beavers in Scotland legal protected status and prevent unregulated culling.
A rare hoopoe bird has been spotted in Angus after it was blown off course on its autumn migration.
A colourful little character has captured the interest of Angus birdwatchers after flying into Montrose for a surprise visit.
The autumn migration of pink-footed geese is one of nature’s most fantastic spectacles. Gayle joined a dawn count of the birds at Montrose Basin
The second egg of the season has been laid by female osprey Lassie at a Perthshire wildlife reserve.
Female osprey Lassie laid her first egg of the season at Scottish Wildlife Trust's Loch of the Lowes reserve in Perthshire around 3.45am on Saturday.
Visitors are expected to flock to Perthshire’s Loch of the Lowes over the holiday weekend to see the wildlife centre’s newly reunited resident osprey pair.
A familiar annual visitor to Perthshire has been welcomed at the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Loch of the Lowes reserve near Dunkeld.
Staff at the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Loch of the Lowes visitor centre are keeping their eyes on the skies as they eagerly await the return of ospreys.