Hen harrier tagging project underway in the Highlands

Tagging of hen harrier chicks is underway in Argyll. Picture: Contributed
Tagging of hen harrier chicks is underway in Argyll. Picture: Contributed
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A CONSERVATION project to protect Scotland’s hen harriers is being carried out at MoD base

This young hen harrier chick is one of a pair satellite tagged at a Ministry of Defence base in Argyll as part of a national RSPB project to protect and conserve the threatened birds of prey.

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The pair came from a nest of four young located at HM Naval Base Clyde’s high security Coulport site, the storage and loading facility for the UK’s Trident nuclear warheads.

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