Scottish Raptor Study Group

Monitoring and conserving Scotland's birds of prey

News - October 2012

Golden eagle found shot on Buccleuch Estate, Dumfries & Galloway
9th October 2012

Golden eagle

A golden eagle has been found shot on the edge of Buccleuch Estate near Wanlockhead. It is currently receiving specialist veterinary treatment at an SSPCA rehabilitation centre. SSPCA statement:

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Flying buzzard. Photo by Dean Bricknell.