Tag: scottish

Stoats threaten rare birds in Orkney

A report from Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH)  has outlined some improved measures for Orkney to use in tackling its current stoat invasion. The stoat is a non-native mammal on the Orkney Islands and is threatening local species such voles, which then impacts hen harriers… Continue Reading “Stoats threaten rare birds in Orkney”

Bats bounce back

Pipistrelle bats in Scotland have significantly increased in number since 2009 according to new research. The findings were revealed in a report from Scottish Natural Heritage and the Bat Conservation Trust. The Bat Conservation Trust did most of the survey work and, as it… Continue Reading “Bats bounce back”

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