Fieldfare feeding on ornamental rowan berries. ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or

Connecting People and Nature in Scotland  

These are part of what makes Scotland special and are among the country's greatest assets.


We’re looking at one of the animals crucial for healthy soil – the humble earthworm.

Mini reporters Conor and Evie pose questions about the humble earthworm to Scottish Natural Heritage’s Iain MacGowan.