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Love Scotland

Seabird city: the colonies at St Abb's Head and Staffa

  • S1E15
  • 22:03
  • April 16th 2021

Every year, seabirds gather in their millions across Scotland after migrating from across the globe, and their arrival can signal the first signs of spring. In this episode, NTS Rangers Ciaran Hatsell and Emily Wilkins join Jackie Bird to talk about two great wildlife spectacles. 

Love Scotland

Love Scotland is a podcast series from the National Trust for Scotland.

From coastlines to castles, art to architecture, wildlife to wilderness, the National Trust for Scotland cares for and protects some of Scotland's most significant places and spaces, allowing them to be enjoyed today while protecting them for future generations.

Hosted by former BBC Reporting Scotland anchor Jackie Bird, and featuring experts and enthusiasts from across the country, each episode delves deep into the detail of the Trust’s people and places to showcase how everything they do is for the love of Scotland. 

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Jackie Bird

    Scottish journalist and broadcaster, previously one of the lead presenters of Reporting Scotland (BBC Scotland News).