White-tailed eagle killed at Scottish wind farm

25 May 2014

A young white-tailed eagle has been killed at a wind farm in Clackmannanshire. The bird, known as ‘Red T’, was released in east Scotland in 2011 as part of the reintroduction programme. His body was discovered at Burnfoot Hill wind farm in February this year. A post-mortem has concluded the ‘likely cause of death’ was collision with a wind turbine. Full story here and here.