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Born to Be Wild

Series 2

Episode 4

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Scotland HD

Available for 1 month

Lorraine, the head of birds at the wildlife rescue centre, is forced to ‘take her work home’ during the coronavirus pandemic. This means a houseful of goldfinches and collared doves. Show more

Born to Be Wild

Series 2

Episode 3

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Scotland

Available for 1 month

Wildlife rescue officer Bob has interesting cases to deal with on his round including a bat caught in a light fitting, a stranded collared dove chick and a lost racing pigeon. Show more

Born to Be Wild

Series 1 (Shortened Versions)

Episode 9

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 7 months

The centre receives an unusual case - an otter from the very north of Shetland who has already failed twice to be successfully reintroduced to the wild. Show more

Born to Be Wild

Series 1 (Shortened Versions)

Episode 8

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 7 months

When a pair of orphaned harbour seals arrive at the centre, the team try a new technique to help rehabilitate them. The bird unit work hard to release a pair of beautiful orphaned barn owl chicks. Show more

Born to Be Wild

Series 1 (Shortened Versions)

Episode 7

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 7 months

The team receive not one but two of Scotland’s rarest predators – white tailed eagles – and have to use all their experience and expertise to try and get them back to the wild.

Born to Be Wild

Series 1 (Shortened Versions)

Episode 10

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 7 months

The centre is plunged into chaos as the harshest winter storms in over 20 years hits. Battling through snow and ice, the staff have to battle to help the wildlife effected by the cold snap.

Born to Be Wild

Series 1 (Shortened Versions)

Episode 4

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 7 months

The team receive a delivery of a nest of orphaned red squirrel kits. The centre’s head vet Romain Pizzi uses an ancient falconer’s trick to get an injured bird flying again after severe wing damage. Show more

Born to Be Wild

Series 1 (Shortened Versions)

Episode 2

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 7 months

The staff are excited as the season’s first baby badgers have been brought in. It is a big day for the mammal unit as two of their otters are finally ready to release. Show more

Born to Be Wild

Series 1 (Shortened Versions)

Episode 3

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 7 months

Assistant manager Jonny has his hands full when a bunch of baby pine martens are brought in over the course of a couple of weeks. Show more

Born to Be Wild

Series 1 (Shortened Versions)

Episode 5

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 7 months

April is bottle-feeding tiny roe deer orphan Petal, but when she is also given the task of looking after newborn hedgehog Piglet, she needs to call on the help of Chloe and Nicola. Show more

Born to Be Wild

Series 1 (Shortened Versions)

Episode 6

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 7 months

When a juvenile raven comes in with a broken wing, the combined experience and expertise of head of birds Lorraine and the surgical knowledge of vet Romain is needed. Show more

Born to Be Wild

Series 1

Foxes

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Scotland

Inside the SSPCA’s wildlife rescue centre, the team act as mother to a litter of orphaned fox cubs and bid a fond farewell to Babe the hedgehog – their longest staying patient. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Nigel Pope
Executive Producer:
Jackie Savery

Born to Be Wild

Series 1

Squirrels

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Scotland HD

Inside the SSPCA's wildlife rescue centre, the team receive a nest of orphaned red squirrels, and head vet Romain uses an ancient falconer’s trick to help an injured bird fly. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Nigel Pope
Executive Producer:
Jackie Savery

Born to Be Wild

Series 1

Raven

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Scotland HD

Today at the SSPCA’s wildlife rescue centre a young raven requires a groundbreaking operation, and it is a big day in the seal centre as their trickiest patient is released. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Nigel Pope
Executive Producer:
Jackie Savery

Born to Be Wild

Series 1

Harbour Seal

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Scotland HD

SSPCA team have their hands full with orphaned barn owls, baby harbour seals and a Slavonian grebe, one of the rarest waterbirds in the UK needs urgent attention. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Nigel Pope
Executive Producer:
Jackie Savery

Born to Be Wild

Series 1

Shetland Otter

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Scotland HD

Inside the SSPCA’s wildlife rescue centre, the team rehabilitate and release an otter from Shetland and battle to save the lives of a peregrine falcon and a fox with a broken leg. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Nigel Pope
Executive Producer:
Jackie Savery