An appeal has been launched to help find a golden eagle spotted in the north-east with a trap on its leg.
Scientists have fully mapped out the genetic codes of the golden eagle in a development they believe will help efforts to protect and monitor the species.
Golden eagle chicks have been successfully released in southern Scotland in the first of a “groundbreaking” series of relocations.
Conservationists have appealed for information after a satellite-tagged golden eagle disappeared in the North-east.
A man who kept a golden eagle in a squalid kitchen has been banned from keeping animals for 10 years.