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  • Blog Post: A pyramid of grey granite rimmed with 70,000 gannets

    Kat Jones, from RSPB Scotland, has this fantastic new blog about monitoring seabirds on one of our most spectacular and least accessible reserves. A pyramid of grey granite rimmed with 70,000 gannets Ailsa Craig is one of RSPB Scotland's most spectacular and least accessible reserves. Each...
  • Blog Post: Marine Protection in Scotland

    Allan Whyte, RSPB Scotland Marine Policy Officer, gives us an update on MPAs in Scotland. A Quick Update about Marine Protection in Scotland I’m really glad to say we have some positive news on Scotland’s marine environment. Some of the Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) that were designated...
  • Blog Post: A peak inside life on the 'enchanted isles'

    Research team members, Davide, Niall & Laura, have this fascinating new blog giving us an insight into the Shiant Isles Recovery Project so far - as well as their work, life and wildlife watching on the Shiants! A peak inside life on the ‘enchanted isles’ As hail, rain and strong...
  • Blog Post: What to see in Scotland this month VI

    Do you want to get out and see more of Scotland’s exciting wildlife? Let’s make June the time to do it! Here are some suggestions from us on what to look out for. What to see in Scotland this month VI If you’re a fan of outdoor swimming in Scotland even with our less than toasty...
  • Blog Post: Where is the logic in wildlife crime sentencing?

    On 11 th May, serial egg collector Matthew Gonshaw pled guilty to charges of taking 20 eggs of Manx shearwater, willow warbler and meadow pipit at Inverness Sherriff Court. Many of the clutches of eggs he has taken over the years were from nests in Scotland, and Sherriff Margaret Neilson decided to make...
  • Blog Post: Counting seabirds: start at 1 and keep going

    Ever wonder how the thousands of seabirds that visit our coasts each summer are counted? Doug Gilbert, Head of Reserves Ecology, gives us some insight. Counting seabirds: Start at 1 and keep going Counting seabirds – start at 1 and keep going! All very well but how do you keep track of numbers...
  • Blog Post: Scotland and Seabirds

    Our Seabird Policy Officer, Rory Crawford, discusses Scotland's seabirds and how you can help them. Scotland and Seabirds Scotland has many natural treasures, but there is one in particular I think we often overlook. It’s no surprise really – it happens all over the world –...