Wildlife experts are hoping to refloat a whale which has become stranded on a beach in Fife.
The 20-foot minke was spotted on a beach west of Elie by a passer-by just before 16:00 on Friday.
Coastguard teams from St Andrews and Leven were at the scene.
A team of around eight people from British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) were leading the rescue operation.
It is hoped that the sub-adult minke whale can