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News from Jun 2009

Poisoned red kite released to the wild at Argaty Red Kites, nr Stirling

24/06/2009
Poisoned red kite released to the wild at Argaty Red Kites, nr Stirling A red kite found exhausted near Tannadice in Angus earlier this month has been successfully returned to the wild. The protected bird took her first flight at Argaty Red Kite Project, ...

Wild Scotland supports Terry Nutkins and global animal charity to say watch whales don’t hunt them!

22/06/2009
Wild Scotland supports Terry Nutkins and global animal charity to say watch whales don’t hunt them! As the International Whaling Committee (IWC) meet in Madeira to decide the fate of the world’s whales, naturalist Terry Nutkins and the World Society f...

Blue Peter on the trail of the white tails

20/06/2009
Blue Peter on the trail of the white tails Wild Scotland member Mull Eagle Watch scored a major coup recently when the ever popular BBC children’s  TV programme Blue Peter arrived on Mull to film with the white-tailed eagles. Islanders and tourism ...

Spring Photography Competition – Winners Announced

16/06/2009
Spring Photography Competition – Winners Announced The winners of Wild Scotland’s Spring Wildlife Photography Competition have been announced. The winning photograph of a red grouse is flight was taken by Ron McCombe of Berwickshire. It was de...

Salty Sanctuary’s New Lease of Life

15/06/2009
Salty Sanctuary’s New Lease of Life An area of salmarsh and shallow pools in front of the Montrose Basin Visitor Centre has been given a new lease of life. The pools were once used in the salt-making process however over time they became choked by veget...

Wild Scotland members get ready for National Whale & Dolphin Watch Week

15/06/2009
Wild Scotland members get ready for National Whale & Dolphin Watch Week Wild Scotland members are supporting The Sea Watch Foundation as it stages its annual National Whale and Dolphin Watch this week. Every year Sea Watch organises a National Whale a...

Passengers see RED for WDCS Save the Whale Week 8 – 14 June 2009

10/06/2009
Passengers see RED for WDCS Save the Whale Week 8 – 14 June 2009 Commercial whaling was banned in 1986, Japanese whalers alone have killed 20,000 whales.  Whales are intelligent creatures, yet the cruelty they suffer would not be accepted by most natio...

Eye Spy with my little eye, butterflies, dragonflies, wildflowers and birds!

09/06/2009
Eye Spy with my little eye, butterflies, dragonflies, wildflowers and birds! Cream o’Galloway is encouraging people to discover butterflies, dragonflies, wildflowers and birds by taking part in a free event called ‘Eye Spy’, part of Scotland’s Wil...

Scottish Wildcats Need Your Help!

09/06/2009
Scottish Wildcats Need Your Help! The Scottish wildcat is in deep trouble. Threatened by hybridisation with domestic cats, some experts believe there could be as few as 400 pure-bred wildcats left in Scotland, making this iconic feline even rarer than the...

Speyside Wildlife Guide Wins Art Award

07/06/2009
Speyside Wildlife Guide Wins Art Award Wildlife guide for holiday company, Speyside Wildlife, Darren Rees is one of the winners of the 2009 Wildlife Artist of the Year Awards. Darren was a winner with his leaf-cutter ant mixed media piece. Sir Michael Par...

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