Home to over 90,000 species, Scotland has a rich and diverse natural history which attracts thousands of wildlife-enthusiasts each year.

Scotland’s land, seas and skies support a wide range of native mammals and birds, as well as six amphibians, four reptiles and over 50,000 different invertebrates.

Protect Scotland’s wildlife

Help fund conservation projects to protect and restore Scotland’s wildlife, from monitoring osprey breeding sites to preserving our native red squirrels.

Join today

Watch wildlife online

Tune in live to our wildlife webcams.

Species finder

Our species profiles help you to learn more about some of Scotland’s wildlife.


Whilst Scotland is renowned as a wildlife destination, many species are facing threats as a result of human actions. Find out more about the key threats to wildlife and what we are doing to resolve them.

Which Scottish species are you?

Take our quick quiz to find out which Scottish species you are!

Stay up to date with the Scottish Wildlife Trust by subscribing to our mailing list Subscribe now

Back to top