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Species of the month – Scottish crossbill

This is Scotland’s – indeed, Britain’s – only endemic bird species: one that breeds here, and nowhere else in the world. It lives in pinewoods and conifer plantations, especially old-growth Caledonian Forest in the Highlands, as David Wood explains. Another … Continue reading

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Species of the month – Scots pine

More than any other tree, the Scots pine gives some of Scotland’s oldest Highland woods their distinctive appearance. The dark green of its canopy and the orange-brown of the trunks are part of that beauty. So, too, is the way … Continue reading

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