The number of dead raptors found in the mass poisoning incident at Conon Bridge, Ross-shire, has now risen to 17 corpses following the discovery of another dead red kite.
So far, 13 red kites and four buzzards have been dead.
The search of the surrounding area continues.
If you’d like to contribute to an on-line fund to help increase the reward for information (currently stands at over £13,000), please click this link HERE.
[£5,000 donated by RSPB Scotland; £5,000 donated by an anonymous donor; £3,000+ (to date) donated by members of the public].
If the reward goes unclaimed, the funds will be given to the RSPB Scotland Investigations Team to help their important work.