Scottish wildlife - native animals, attractions & zoos in Scotland

You can find incredible Scottish wildlife in all corners of the country, from dolphins to red squirrels. Why not visit one of our two National Parks this year - Cairngorms or Loch Lomond & The Trossachs? And don't forget the Galloway & Southern Ayrshire Biosphere is on National Geographic's 'Cool List' for 2024!

A red kite seen from below, with its distinctive forked tail on display

© Galloway & Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere

Wild animals to spot in Scotland

There is an abundance of wildlife species you can spot across Scotland in a range of natural habitats. Here are just a few to keep your eyes peeled for:

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