Are wind turbines killing eagles?

The RSPB is calling for all wind farms to monitor bird deaths to work out if the turbines are killing rare species such as golden eagles. Some conservationists fear a “massacre” of eagles if more is not done to stop turbines being built in the wrong places. At the moment there are no figures on […]

Inverness prison officer who kept birds eggs sentenced to community service

Prison officer Kieth Liddell who admitted illegally possessing and trading in birds eggs has been ordered to carry out 220 hours unpaid community work .Liddell, 53, of Inverness, pleaded guilty last month to 11 of 13 charges relating to being involved in the illegal trade of eggs. He also admitted two of three charges relating […]

Golden Eagles in Southern Scotland facing uncertain future.

The RSPB has warned that golden eagles face a “disastrous” future in the south of Scotland after one of these iconic birds died from gunshot wounds this week. The golden eagle, found shot in October on a grouse moor in Dumfriesshire near the village of Wanlickhead, had to put down by a vet after complications […]