A look at some of the best Scottish Wildlife documentaries you can watch for free online.

(a). Full Documentaries.

1. Woman Feeds Family Of Wild Badgers In Her Home | Nocturnal Animal Documentary | Real Wild

In this wildlife documentary series Steve Backshall, Miranda Krestovnikoff, Philippa Forrester, and Lindsey Chapman use low-light cameras to reveal what Britain's animals get up to after dark. Steve meets a fearsome nocturnal hunter - the barn owl. Miranda looks for the orphaned pine marten Polly in Scotland and Lindsey witnesses drama in a backyard between badgers and a young mum fox. #badger #nocturnalanimals #stevebackshall

Woman Feeds Family Of Wild Badgers In Her Home | Nocturnal Animal Documentary | Real Wild
Length Date Published
43m 59s 2022-12-21

2. The Gannet: Britain’s Biggest Seabird | Gannets | Real Wild

This documentary shows a dramatic comparison between two environments fed by the same stock of sardines, dominated by the Cape gannets bird. Britain is home to 40% of the global Gannet population. On the west coast, humans are wiping out the holes and on the east coast, the gannets and other wildlife turn on each other due to lack of food. While one coast starves the other coast feasts. The Secrets of Nature series travels to Aisla Craig off western Scotland to turn its cameras on Britain’s...

The Gannet: Britain’s Biggest Seabird | Gannets | Real Wild
Length Date Published
49m 22s 2022-10-31

3. The Majestic Wildlife Of Scotland | Facing The Atlantic | Real Wild

Because of the Atlantic’s strong currents, the ocean carries warmer water towards the coast of Europe, creating a warmer, more misty natural climate and providing a home to a vast amount of wildlife. Starting in the beautiful greenery of Scotland, through to the Faroe Islands and onto Iceland, this documentary showcases the unique wildlife this climate provides, with landscapes ranging from volcanoes to plains, and species from sea otters to starfish. #RealWild #Documentary

The Majestic Wildlife Of Scotland | Facing The Atlantic | Real Wild
Length Date Published
49m 43s 2022-02-08

(b). Mini-Documentaries.

1. On The Hunt For Illegal Wildlife Poachers | Wildlife Patrol | Real Wild

The National Wildlife Crime Unit and Strathclyde Police investigate problems caused by the use of illegal snares in Scotland. A large shipment of frogs is inspected at Heathrow and a night-time poaching operation keeps South Yorkshire Police busy. Wildlife Patrol: A documentary series following the work of Britain's wildlife crime officers as they protect and preserve our indigenous species and the customs team at Heathrow responsible for stopping the trafficking of endangered animals through...

On The Hunt For Illegal Wildlife Poachers | Wildlife Patrol | Real Wild
Length Date Published
22m 11s 2021-08-24

2. Shutting Down Illegal Exotic Animal Smuggling | Wildlife Patrol | Real Wild

Wildlife crime officers intercept a shipment of exotic animals being smuggled illegally, an investigation is launched into the outlawed hunting of a deer in Scotland and an arrest is made for the sales of taxidermied birds of prey without a permit. Wildlife Patrol: A documentary series following the work of Britain's wildlife crime officers as they protect and preserve our indigenous species and the customs team at Heathrow responsible for stopping the trafficking of endangered animals through...

Shutting Down Illegal Exotic Animal Smuggling | Wildlife Patrol | Real Wild
Length Date Published
21m 59s 2021-08-14