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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture is a small team of photographers and film-makers working in Scotland to produce high-impact visual communications, which fuse ecological science with inspiring storytelling. The project aims to make the case for a wilder Scotland, with a specific focus on the restoration of native woodland and natural processes. Nature Picture Library is proud to be exclusive photo agency for the project.
Gannets (Morus bassanus) diving to feed on discarded fish, Shetland, Scotland, UK, April.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Gannets (Morus bassanus) diving to feed on discarded fish, Shetland, Scotland, UK, April.
A family of otters rest on the intertidal seaweed. European river otter (Lutra lutra) Shetland, Scotland, UK, July.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / A family of otters rest on the intertidal seaweed. European river otter (Lutra lutra) Shetland, Scotland, UK, July.
Pine marten (Martes martes) on branch of Scots pine tree. Perthshire, Highlands, Scotland, UK, May.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Pine marten (Martes martes) on branch of Scots pine tree. Perthshire, Highlands, Scotland, UK, May.
Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) sitting on log amongst heather, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, August.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) sitting on log amongst heather, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, August.
Yesnaby sea stack in stormy light, Orkney, Scotland, October 2014.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Yesnaby sea stack in stormy light, Orkney, Scotland, October 2014.
Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) fishing, Rothiemurchus, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, July.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) fishing, Rothiemurchus, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, July.
Loch an Eilein with wooded edges in morning sun, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, October 2015.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Loch an Eilein with wooded edges in morning sun, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, October 2015.
Herd of Red deer (Cervus elaphus) stags in clearing in snow covered pine forest, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, December.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Herd of Red deer (Cervus elaphus) stags in clearing in snow covered pine forest, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, December.
Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) sapling on heather moorland, Strathspey, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, November 2013.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) sapling on heather moorland, Strathspey, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, November 2013.
Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) swimming over kelp forest, Shetland, Scotland, UK, August.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) swimming over kelp forest, Shetland, Scotland, UK, August.
White Water Lily (Nymphaea alba) in flower, Cairngorms National Park,  Scotland, UK,  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / White Water Lily (Nymphaea alba) in flower, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK,
European river otter (Lutra lutra) cubs play fighting, Shetland, Scotland, UK, May.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / European river otter (Lutra lutra) cubs play fighting, Shetland, Scotland, UK, May.
Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) on branch in oak woodland with Loch Awe in background. Argyll and Bute, Scotland, UK, June.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) on branch in oak woodland with Loch Awe in background. Argyll and Bute, Scotland, UK, June.
Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) pup hauled out on rocky beach, west coast of Scotland, September.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) pup hauled out on rocky beach, west coast of Scotland, September.
Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica) diving, North Rona, Outer Hebrides / Western Isles, Scotland, UK, July.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica) diving, North Rona, Outer Hebrides / Western Isles, Scotland, UK, July.
Mauve stinger (Pelagia noctiluca) at the entrance of a cave, Sula Sgeir, Outer Hebrides / Western Isles, Scotland, July.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Mauve stinger (Pelagia noctiluca) at the entrance of a cave, Sula Sgeir, Outer Hebrides / Western Isles, Scotland, July.
Harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena), Shetland, Scotland, UK, October.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena), Shetland, Scotland, UK, October.
Red throated diver (Gavia stellata) on lochan in dawn mist, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, May.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Red throated diver (Gavia stellata) on lochan in dawn mist, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, May.
European river otter (Lutra lutra)  close up portrait, Shetland, Scotland, UK, February.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / European river otter (Lutra lutra) close up portrait, Shetland, Scotland, UK, February.
Callanish Stones silhouetted at dawn, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, UK, April 2014.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Callanish Stones silhouetted at dawn, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, UK, April 2014.
Chickweed wintergreen ( Trientalis europaea) flower, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, June.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Chickweed wintergreen ( Trientalis europaea) flower, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, June.
Red deer (Cervus elaphus) group of stags with Red grouse (Lagopus Lagopus scotius) flying overhead, Scotland, UK, January.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Red deer (Cervus elaphus) group of stags with Red grouse (Lagopus Lagopus scotius) flying overhead, Scotland, UK, January.
Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) buck head visible in field of barley, Scotland, UK, July.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) buck head visible in field of barley, Scotland, UK, July.
Two Black grouse (tetrao tetrix) males fighting at lek, Deeside, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, April.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Two Black grouse (tetrao tetrix) males fighting at lek, Deeside, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, April.
Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) male displaying on frosty morning at spring lek at dawn. Cairngorms National Park, Highlands, Scotland, UK, January.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) male displaying on frosty morning at spring lek at dawn. Cairngorms National Park, Highlands, Scotland, UK, January.
Pine marten (Martes martes) portrait, amongst buttercups, Ardnamurchan, Lochaber, Highland, Scotland, UK, June.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Pine marten (Martes martes) portrait, amongst buttercups, Ardnamurchan, Lochaber, Highland, Scotland, UK, June.
Scots pine tree (Pinus sylvestris) in natural woodland, Beinn Eighe NNR, Highlands, NW Scotland, UK, May  -  Mark  Hamblin / 2020VISION
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Mark Hamblin / 2020VISION / Scots pine tree (Pinus sylvestris) in natural woodland, Beinn Eighe NNR, Highlands, NW Scotland, UK, May
Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica) close up of head, Fair Isle, Shetland, Scotland, UK, July.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica) close up of head, Fair Isle, Shetland, Scotland, UK, July.
Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) fishing, about to seize prey, Rothiemurchus, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, July.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) fishing, about to seize prey, Rothiemurchus, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, July.
Three Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) breaching, Moray Firth, Scotland, UK, July.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Three Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) breaching, Moray Firth, Scotland, UK, July.
Rock archway at sunset, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, UK, September 2014.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Rock archway at sunset, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, UK, September 2014.
Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) trees reflected in lochan at dawn, Abernethy National Nature Reserve, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, September 2014.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) trees reflected in lochan at dawn, Abernethy National Nature Reserve, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, September 2014.
Tangled dead boughs of veteran Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris), Rothiemurchus Forest, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, September.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Tangled dead boughs of veteran Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris), Rothiemurchus Forest, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, September.
View across Sound of Taransay to North Harris hills in stormy weather , West Harris, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, UK, September 2014.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / View across Sound of Taransay to North Harris hills in stormy weather , West Harris, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, UK, September 2014.
Patchwork of upland heather moorland and isolated pine tree on grouse shooting estate, northern Scotland, UK, April 2016.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Patchwork of upland heather moorland and isolated pine tree on grouse shooting estate, northern Scotland, UK, April 2016.
Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) with  autumn colours, Cairngorms National Park, Highlands, Scotland, UK. October.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) with autumn colours, Cairngorms National Park, Highlands, Scotland, UK. October.
Abstract of waterfall with Silver birch (Betula pendula) above, Glenfeshie, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, October 2014.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Abstract of waterfall with Silver birch (Betula pendula) above, Glenfeshie, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, October 2014.
Abstract of autumnal Silver birch (Betula pendula), Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, October.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Abstract of autumnal Silver birch (Betula pendula), Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, October.
Dense stand of Silver birch (Betula pendula), Wester Ross, Scotland, UK, February.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Dense stand of Silver birch (Betula pendula), Wester Ross, Scotland, UK, February.
Silhouettes of hills over Loch Lurgainn, looking towards Ben Mor Coigach, Assynt, Sutherland, Scotland, UK, February 2015.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Silhouettes of hills over Loch Lurgainn, looking towards Ben Mor Coigach, Assynt, Sutherland, Scotland, UK, February 2015.
Mountain hare (Lepus timidus) in white winter coat, Scotland, UK, February.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Mountain hare (Lepus timidus) in white winter coat, Scotland, UK, February.
Old Man of Storr at dawn, Isle of Skye, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, UK, March 2015.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Old Man of Storr at dawn, Isle of Skye, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, UK, March 2015.
Highland cow close up with mouth open, Glenfeshie, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, March.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Highland cow close up with mouth open, Glenfeshie, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, March.
Pine marten (Martes martes) on fallen branch in pine forest at dusk, Glenfeshie, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, April.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Pine marten (Martes martes) on fallen branch in pine forest at dusk, Glenfeshie, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, April.
Mountain hare (Lepus timidus) in winter coat running across snow-covered upland, Scotland, UK. January.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Mountain hare (Lepus timidus) in winter coat running across snow-covered upland, Scotland, UK. January.
Goldeneye (Clangula bucephala) pair on woodland loch at dawn on misty morning, Loch Vaa, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, April.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Goldeneye (Clangula bucephala) pair on woodland loch at dawn on misty morning, Loch Vaa, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, April.
Pine marten (Martes martes) reflected in woodland pool, Ardnamurchan, Lochaber, Scotland, UK, June.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Pine marten (Martes martes) reflected in woodland pool, Ardnamurchan, Lochaber, Scotland, UK, June.
Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber) foraging in loch at night, Knapdale, Argyll, Scotland, UK, June.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber) foraging in loch at night, Knapdale, Argyll, Scotland, UK, June.
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