A Scottish wildcat nicknamed “the Beast” has been captured on video by researchers in the Scottish Highlands who say it is one of the largest recorded in the world.
Look at these stunning views of Cairngorms National Park from a bird's eye view.
A remote island colony has been declared officially rat free in a move which could boost seabird populations.
Upland birds have suffered a “worrying decline” in most species, according to official figures.
Great spotted woodpeckers communicate with “talking drums”, new research suggests.
Red squirrels have seen a surge in numbers in Scotland’s north east and stabilised nationwide, according to new figures.
TV presenter Chris Packham’s memoir Fingers In The Sparkle Jar has been voted the UK’s favourite nature book in an online poll.
Two masked gunmen have been caught on camera beneath the nest of a protected bird of prey in the middle of the night.
An RSPB research project has revealed the precise movements and behaviours of endangered Scottish seabirds for the first time.
International scientists have discovered a positive link between the overall health of bees and the presence of active agricultural production.
A dolphin which suffered horrific sunburn across 40% of its body last year, when it washed up on a Highland beach, has made a "mind-blowing" recovery.
The Three Sisters Mountains in the Scottish Highlands has been named one of the top 3 views across Britain.
Harassing seals at an Aberdeenshire beauty spot could soon become a criminal offence.
Pet owners are being urged to get their cats involved in the fight to protect one of Scotland's most treasured species.
A humpback whale from a breeding population in the eastern Caribbean sea has been recorded for the very first time in British waters.
Fears have been raised that youngsters and animals could be harmed by Police Scotland policies surrounding their investigation of bird of prey poisonings.
A busy north-east animal sanctuary has revealed plans to build a wildlife hospital on its grounds after one of its busiest years.
A scenic Deeside estate could soon offer visitors a new perspective on its wild landscape.
This stunning picture shows the moment a huge herd of one of Scotland's most iconic species was spotted grazing on a north-east hilltop.
Freezing temperatures have created a rare and bizarre ice spike in the Highlands.
It’s not just people who will be flourishing in the new community of Countesswells, wildlife will bloom too, thanks to the focus on biodiversity across the 160-hectare site.
It's already a wonderful attraction. And now its reputation is set to soar even higher.
A seal pup rescued from a Moray beach had to be put down after vets realised its injuries were worse than initially feared.
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.
A charity hoping to save the Scottish wildcat has claimed a government-backed protection scheme is putting north-east kittens at risk.
One of the last strongholds of Scottish wildcats has been discovered in the north-east by a group of conservationists fighting tooth and nail to save the species.
A sunburned dolphin which languished for hours on a Highland beach after becoming stranded has been spotted reunited with her pod.
They are one of the UK's most ubiquitous and beloved species of garden guests, coming third in a recent vote to find Britain's national bird.
A popular Aberdeenshire fundraising event has drummed up more than £1,000 to help protect one of Scotland's most iconic animals.
The hilarious moment a female farmer disappears into a sea of hungry sheep has been captured on camera.
Spectacular images of Scotland's iconic landscapes and majestic creatures have been praised by judges in a national phototography competition.