Scottish Field - - COUNTRY NEWS -

Sport­ing es­tates across the Scot­tish High­lands are work­ing to pro­tect rare bird species, de­liv­er­ing a range of pub­lic ben­e­fits. Th­ese in­clude: the High­land Golden Ea­gle project, which has seen breed­ing suc­cess; Heads Up For Har­ri­ers, which uses cam­eras to mon­i­tor hen har­rier nests; and Work­ing for Waders, which helps re­verse the de­cline of breed­ing wader pop­u­la­tions. Farms and es­tates are work­ing to man­age habi­tat and preda­tor con­trol.

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