Websites of interest
A Forestry Commission Scotland visitor centre (David Marshall Lodge) in central Scotland showing local breeding ospreys on CCTV
Aberfoyle Osprey Diary
Diary of the osprey breeding season at Aberfoyle in the Trossachs
Argaty Red Kites
Central Scotland’s only red kite feeding station. Includes daily ranger-led visits to the hide, guided walks and Land Rover safaris
The Scottish branch of the British Trust for Ornithology, an independent research charity combining professional and citizen science. BTO Scotland is a partner in the Scottish Raptor Monitoring Scheme
Caerlaverock Osprey Blog
Diary of the osprey breeding season at the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust’s Caerlaverock reserve, Dumfriesshire.
Caerlaverock Osprey Webcam
Live webcam to watch the breeding ospreys at the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust’s Caerlaverock reserve, Dumfriesshire.
Dean Bricknell Photography
Dean is a professional wildlife photographer who works closely with the Scottish Raptor Study Group and RSPB Scotland. Dean has kindly donated photographs for use on our website
D. Whitton Landscape Photography
Images of landscape and wildlife by SRSG member Derek Whitton
This website is an inititative of the Lothian & Borders Raptor Study Group and provides up to date information about raptors in Edinburgh
A website providing detailed information about raptors in Europe
Falls of Clyde Peregrine Blog
Diary of the peregrine breeding season at the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Falls of Clyde reserve, South Lanarkshire
Falls of Clyde Peregrine Webcam
Live webcam to watch the breeding peregrines at the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Falls of Clyde reserve, South Lanarkshire
Forestry Commission Scotland
Information about wildlife and conservation in Scotland’s forests. FCS is a partner in the Scottish Raptor Monitoring Scheme
Galloway Red Kite Trail
Information about the reintroduction of red kites in Dumfries & Galloway and where to see them
Global Raptor Information Network
A comprehensive website providing detailed information about the world’s diurnal raptor species
Golden Eagle Trust, Ireland
The organisation responsible for the reintroduction of golden eagles, white-tailed eagles and red kites in Ireland. Scottish Raptor Study Group members have worked closely with this group for many years
Hen Harrier LIFE+ Project
A five-year EU-funded RSPB project on Hen Harrier conservation in Scotland and northern England.
Highland Foundation for Wildlife
A Scottish-based charity led by SRSG member Roy Dennis, involved with projects on ospreys, golden eagles, white-tailed eagles, honey buzzards, peregrines, marsh harriers and many others
Highland Wildlife Photography
Wildlife photographer and SRSG member Dave Whitaker’s website. Dave has kindly donated photographs for use on our website
Kestrels in Ayrshire
A website detailing the long-term study of kestrels in SW Scotland, authored by SRSG member Gordon Riddle
Loch of the Lowes Osprey Blog
Diary of the osprey breeding season at the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Loch of the Lowes reserve, Perthshire
Loch of the Lowes Osprey Webcam
Live webcam to watch the breeding ospreys at the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Loch of the Lowes reserve, Perthshire
Loch Garten Ospreys
Information about how to visit the world-famous RSPB Loch Garten ospreys in Speyside
Mull Sea Eagle blog
Diary of the sea eagle breeding season at Glen Seilisdeir, Isle of Mull
Mull Sea Eagle Viewing Hide
Information on how to visit the sea eagle viewing hide at Glen Seilisdeir, Isle of Mull
North Harris Eagle Observatory
An observation hide in the heart of a golden eagle territory. Open to the public all year round.
North Harris Golden Eagle Walks
A guided walk to look for golden eagles every Wednesday from April – September, led by North Harris Trust and RSPB Scotland.
Northern England Raptor Forum (NERF)
A coalition of ten regional raptor study groups working to protect birds of prey across the north of England.
Partnership Against Wildlife Crime Scotland (PAW Scotland)
A wide range of organisations concerned with the prevention and tackling of wildlife crime. The Scottish Raptor Study Group is a member of this partnership.
Raptor Persecution Scotland
A blog discussing the issue of illegal raptor persecution in Scotland and elsewhere in the UK and its relationship with game-bird management
Raptor Research Foundation
An international scientific society involved with the accumulation and dissemination of information about raptors.
Rare Breeding Birds Panel
Produces annual confidential reports of rare breeding birds for use by national conservation agencies. The RBBP is a partner in the Scottish Raptor Monitoring Scheme
Information about the RSPB’s work across Scotland. RSPB Scotland is a partner in the Scottish Raptor Monitoring Scheme
Scottish Natural Heritage
The government-funded agency responsible for the protection of Scottish wildlife and landscapes. SNH is a partner in the Scottish Raptor Monitoring Scheme
Scottish Ornithologists’ Club
The SOC plays a central role in Scottish birdwatching, bringing together novice birdwatchers, seasoned birders and research ornithologists. The SOC is a partner in the Scottish Raptor Monitoring Scheme
Scottish Raptor Monitoring Scheme
The SRMSis a partnership of eight organisaions (including the SRSG) focusing on the annual monitoring of 19 raptor species across Scotland.
A website about birding on the Isle of Skye authored by SRSG member Bob McMillan. Bob has kindly donated photographs for use on our website
Tollie Red Kites
A red kite feeding station and education project near Dingwall in the Highlands. A partnership between RSPB Scotland and Brahan Estate.
Trossachs Birds of Prey Trail
Information about where to see raptors in the Trossachs area of central Scotland
Tweed Valley Ospreys
A partnership between Forestry Commission Scotland and Kalzie Gardens, this website provides information about the local ospreys, including links to a webcam and visitor centres.
Tweed Valley Osprey Blog
Diary of the osprey breeding season in the Tweed Valley