Highlands & Islands

Dead buzzards spark police probe in Badenoch

Police have begun an investigation into the possible poisoning of birds of prey in Badenoch.

Northern Constabulary said a member of the public had found a dead buzzard at an unnamed shooting estate at the weekend.

A search by officers led to the discovery of a second buzzard.

A police spokesperson said: "Tests will be carried out on both birds to establish the exact cause of death and whether or not they were poisoned."

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