Skibo estate worker prosecuted for Carbofuran possession

Dean Barr, 44, of Clashmore, Dornoch, admitted possessing 10kg of Carbofuran – enough illegal poison to “wipe out the entire Scottish golden eagle and red kite populations several times over”.

“Despite the find, the Crown accepted Barr had no part in the deaths of two golden eagles and a sparrow hawk found on the estate […]