Wildlife experts have carried out the first ever puffin count on the island of Staffa, finding hundreds more birds than expected.
TV wildlife expert Chris Packham said he has been sent death threats after backing a legal challenge which resulted in restrictions on shooting “pest” birds.
An osprey has laid her first egg of the season at a wildlife reserve in Perthshire.
Trials involving the use of laser beams to keep birds away from crops have shown ‘great results’ according to a European research consortium which is now planning to test the same approach to keep deer, rabbits and rodents from also causing damage.
A plane bound for Sumburgh Airport had to return to Aberdeen yesterday morning after suffering multiple bird strikes within a minute of take-off.
A charity is launching an assault on the music charts with a single of pure birdsong.
I am co-chairman of the Working for Waders initiative.
A “show-stopping first” has been hailed by the North Sea Bird Club (NSBC) in its annual report following the sighting of a rare White-Tailed Sea Eagle.
New technology which enables scientists to obtain fingerprints from feathers could lead to a crackdown on wildlife crime.
A group of Highland villages are luring hundreds of threatened bird species potentially to their deaths
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.
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.