Find the Big 5
Come and visit some of our National Nature Reserves to start you off on your Big 5 adventure. Click on the animal icons on this map to help you get started:
When outdoors, always remember to watch wildlife responsibly. Birds and other animals can be easily alarmed or distressed if you don't take care. Some plants can be easily damaged. It's best to view all wildlife from a safe and respectful distance, be patient, and just enjoy what you see.
Let's celebrate these hidden treasures together!
- Download a copy of our Find the Big5 map
- Search our Get out and about database for ideas on where to go. Just enter your postcode or choose a region where you want to explore.
- Get up close and personal with the Big 5 and follow Scottish Wildlife Trust webcams across the country.
- A handy guide for wildlife watching in Scotland, in support of the Big 5.
- To help you discover, click here for information on Responsible Wildlife Watching.
- For marine wildlife watching , click here to view the code.
- Enjoy Arran - a special place where you can find all five of these fascinating creatures. Download our Arran local leaflet and find out where is best to explore and see Arran's wildlife.
- Enjoy Oban - download the Oban local leaflet to find out good places to watch and learn about Scotland's Big 5.
Click the icons below to find out some Big 5 Key Facts: