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Otter

Otter

A rare but widespread animal, now found almost throughout the country, just absent from parts of central and southern... read more

 
American Mink

American Mink

Widespread, now found throughout the country except the far north of Scotland and some islands. read more

 
Red-throated Diver

Red-throated Diver

Nests in the far north of Scotland. In the winter can be seen on the sea around most coasts and sometimes turns up on... read more

 
Black-throated Diver

Black-throated Diver

Nests in the far north of Scotland. In the winter can be seen on the sea around most coasts and sometimes turns up on... read more

 
Great Northern Diver

Great Northern Diver

Breeds in Iceland and North America. In the winter can be seen on the sea around most coasts and sometimes turns up on... read more

 
Slavonian Grebe

Slavonian Grebe

A very rare nesting bird on a few lochs in Scotland. Can be seen on the sea around most coasts in the winter and also... read more

 
Great Crested Grebe

Great Crested Grebe

Can be found on lakes and reservoirs throughout the country. read more

 
Little Grebe

Little Grebe

Found on canals, ponds, lakes and rivers throughout the country. read more