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News from Jan 2008

Rare avocet sighted at Montrose Basin in Scotland

24/01/2008
Rare avocet sighted at Montrose Basin in Scotland Visitors to the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s (SWT) Montrose Basin Wildlife Reserve in Angus have gone all twitchy over a new arrival. A rare and highly distinctive bird, a single avocet (Recurvirostra avose...

What state is Scotland’s wildlife in?

24/01/2008
What state is Scotland’s wildlife in? Scottish Parliament debates progress report on Scottish Biodiversity Strategy The Biodiversity Task Force of Scottish Environment LINK has welcomed the debate today (Thursday 24 January 2008) in Parliament by MSPs o...

RSPB announce drastic decline in one of UK’s rarest breeding ducks

15/01/2008
RSPB announce drastic decline in one of UK’s rarest breeding ducks 45% drop in common scoter population since 1995. The UK’s most threatened breeding duck has suffered drastic declines over the last decade with their population nearly halved...

Events for Everyone at the Scottish Seabird Centre

14/01/2008
Events for Everyone at the Scottish Seabird Centre The Scottish Seabird Centre at North Berwick, under an hour east of Edinburgh is a fantastic place to visit throughout the year. During the summer tens of thousands of gannets nest just offshore on the B...

Whale Watching Conference in Iceland: 12th-14th March 2008

14/01/2008
Whale Watching Conference in Iceland: 12th-14th March 2008 Icewhale (Iceland’s Whale Watching Association), with support from IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) have organised a conference for wildlife tour operators, students and anyone c...

Bill Oddie’s Wild Side shows the best of Aigas

13/01/2008
Bill Oddie’s Wild Side shows the best of Aigas Wild Scotland member, Aigas Field Centre will be featuring in naturalist Bill Oddie’s latest series ‘ Bill Oddie’s Wild Side’ currently being shown on BBC2 at 8pm. Filming took p...

A Big Thanks to our Out-Going Chairman!

07/01/2008
A Big Thanks to our Out-Going Chairman! Wild Scotland’s manager and newly appointed Chairman presented out-going Chairman, Richard Fairbairns with a gift to say thank you for all the hard work, time and effort he had put into the formative years of ...

Celebrating 21 Years, Island Holidays Plus Launches Prize Draw

05/01/2008
Celebrating 21 Years, Island Holidays Plus Launches Prize Draw Win 2 places on Island Holidays Plus’ Scottish Islands Expedition cruise. Many happy returns to Island Holidays Plus who celebrate reaching their 21st year in 2008. The company was found...