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What we do
Scotland is amazing for wildlife. The variety of species and habitats is outstanding – from golden eagles to otters, red squirrels to wintering geese and huge seabird colonies – all set among rugged mountains, moorland, ancient Caledonian pine forests and miles of coastline. Our work in Scotland helps protect them all.
27 March 2015
A spokesman for RSPB Scotland said: “We regard the current activities around the osprey nest as unethical and unacceptable. Even if they are within the law, they must stop immediately.
26 March 2015
Over 43,000 people across Scotland took part in the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch this year, spending an hour counting the birds in their garden over the weekend of 24 and 25 January.
12 March 2015
Recent Scottish Government decisions on Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) rules and payments are likely to leave the fate of many farmers and crofters hanging in the balance.
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Scotland's seabirds need our help
Scotland is home to nearly half of all Europe's breeding seabirds. But our iconic species have been largely ignored by new legislation.
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Shiant Isles Recovery Project
This four-year partnership project between RSPB Scotland, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and the Nicolson family, who have been custodians of the Shiant Isles for three generations, will provide safe breeding sites for some of Scotland’s globally important seabird colonies.
Priority Species Recovery Fund
We've identified 44 'priority bird species' to focus on this year. We have project proposals to help that are ready to start. Help us start work!
Giving Nature a Home in Glasgow
Join us in connecting children, families and community groups to create a city-wide wildlife garden and celebrate nature in Glasgow.
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We work throughout Scotland and all over the rest of the UK to give nature a home. But we couldn't do it without you. Will you give us your support?
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The illegal killing of birds of prey in Scotland 2012
A review of the illegal killing of birds of prey in Scotland in 2012.
Date: 23 June 2014
Helping Nature to Help Us
This report outlines how nature can provide natural solutions to living in a changing climate and includes case studies from Scotland.
Date: 12 June 2013
Bringing life back to the bogs
A new beginning for Scotland's majestic Flow Country.
Date: 5 August 2011
Open cast coal restoration
RSPB Parliamentary briefing on the restoration of open cast coal sites
Date: 17 March 2015
A Consultation on the Future of Land Reform in Scotland
RSPB Scotland's response to the consultation on the future of land reform in Scotland.
Date: 16 February 2015
RSPB Scotland’s response to 2014 consultation on the management of inshore Special Areas of Conservation and Marine Protected Areas
RSPB Scotland welcomes this opportunity to respond to the consultation on the management of this tranche of inshore SACs and MPAs. The introduction of legislation to protect the marine environment over the past decade has given Scotland the potential to become a global player in marine conservation.
Date: 10 February 2015
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