The number of dead birds of prey uncovered in the Ross-shire Massacre has increased to 20, according to Police Scotland. These include 14 red kites and 6 buzzards.
Twelve of the victims have now been confirmed as being poisoned (9 red kites & 3 buzzards). Tests continue on the remaining corpses.
Police Scotland has thanked the general public for their ‘patience, cooperation and assistance’.
The police investigation continues, one month on from the initial discovery of six dead birds…
Police Scotland press release here.