A new scientific paper has explained why bright lights in a group of Highland villages are luring hundreds of a threatened bird species potentially to their deaths - and a lot is due to the moon, or lack of it.
County Down is one of the worst regions in the United Kingdom for the number of incidents of illegal bird of prey persecutions, according to a charity.
If you fancy yourself as a bit of an expert weaver, these little birds might put you to shame.
These pictures show a young bird which ended up stranded between railway tracks and in need of a helping hand.
A lack of food is behind a huge drop in the UK population of Arctic skuas, conservation scientists say.
A bird appears to have been spray-painted pink, according to pictures and videos circulating on social media.
Scotland’s most famous osprey nest could fail to produce any chicks this year after fears the resident male is cheating with another bird.
Bright bunting along Aberdeen’s main thoroughfare has helped mark several recent special occasions by bringing colour to the city centre.
Dog owners in the Highlands are being asked to be particularly careful when taking their beloved pets for a walk to protect ground nesting birds.
The Scottish division of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) has hit out against a study published today on the risk to seabirds through collision with offshore wind turbines, calling the findings a “very optimistic interpretation of data”.
Body parts of endangered birds were found after a police raid on a man who sold artefacts and trinkets for people interested in shamanism and paganism.
An investigation has been launched after a rare bird of prey disappeared from a Deeside estate.
This is the stunning moment a kingfisher majestically catches its prey in one swift dive.
A kind-hearted workman has saved a family of swallow chicks from an almost certain death after spotting their nest on the chassis of an HGV trailer.
Animal lovers are being urged to take a bird's eye view of one of Scotland's best-loved winged creatures.
Former veterinary nurse Kaz Cox was with her pooch when she noticed the stricken seabird between two rocks at a beach in Cornwall.
Wetlands in the rural Moray countryside are being protected in an effort to boost the population of wading birds.
These heartwarming pictures show male penguins picking up shiny pebbles which they will use to impress potential mates.
Scottish Government has issued a reminder to poultry farmers and bird keepers that the avian influenza prevention zone will remain in place until at least April 30.
Hundreds of bird watchers flocked to a pretty village today to catch a glimpse of a rare bird which has migrated more than 1,000 miles from the Mediterranean.
A rare Aberdeenshire bird has been branded a "supermum" after overcoming incredible odds to raise a chick without any help from its mate.
George Riddell gave himself two weeks on Mull to try and film as much wildlife as possible.
The Russians are invading as hordes of waxwings gorge themselves on berries in a rare phenomenon not seen for a decade.
Environmental campaigners fear windfarms are causing the lungs of millions of bats to explode every year.
Migrating birds are extending their stays in the north of Scotland rather than hurrying back to warmer climes, researchers have found.
Plans for a 21-mile long protection area along the north-east coast to safeguard the region's most under-threat seabirds have been backed by councillors.
Councillors will today scrutinise plans for a 21-mile long protection area for threatened local sea birds along the north-east coast.
Rio the talkative African grey parrot was yesterday back in captivity after making a bid for freedom.
Callous criminals have set traps to catch and kill some of Scotland's most iconic birds of prey on a shooting estate bordering the Queen's Deeside summer retreat.
One of the most persecuted birds of prey in the UK has bred on an Aberdeenshire estate for the first time in living memory.
Aberdeenshire residents are being asked to take part in a series of special events to identify one of the world's most iconic birds.
A new one-bed home has been put on the market at a remote north-east wildlife reserve.