The latest news from the RSPB
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Two key documents for consultation have been published
RSPB Scotland today welcomed the conviction of an Inverness man involved in the trading of eggs of some of Europe's rarest birds.
RSPB Scotland has today learned that a golden eagle, found badly injured on a grouse moor in October 2012, has died after attempts to rehabilitate it failed. The bird had suffered multiple gunshot injuries.
RSPB Scotland is calling for landowners and managers to exercise restraint and caution when undertaking controlled burning of heather moorland and to abide by the Muirburn Code to prevent harming vulnerable wildlife.
RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch results 2013
Puffin deaths 'worst in almost 50 years'
Conservationists renew calls for effective marine protection in European waters, after a new study reveals theEU ban on fish discards could have significant short-term impact on some seabirds.
An Inverness man has admitted keeping and trading the eggs of some of Europe's rarest birds.
Deadline looms for Nature of Scotland Awards nominations
Thousands of wildlife lovers are expected to attend the second annual Scottish Birdfair on the 11th and 12th May.
Conservation charity reaction to Common Fisheries negotiations
Responding to a statement released this morning by the Scottish Gamekeepers Association (SGA), Duncan Orr-Ewing, Head of Species and Land Management at RSPB Scotland, said: "We reject absolutely these unprofessional assertions of the SGA in today's press release concerning the case of the dead golden eagle found on Deeside in May 2012.
RSPB Scotland has this week launched its annual search to find the country's most wildlife-friendly farmer.