SEA EAGLE NEST DESTROYED ON SCOTTISH ESTATE

Police are investigating allegations that an eagle’s nest was destroyed in Angus, the BBC has learned.

Felled tree which it is claimed white-tailed eagles had been building a nest in
It has been alleged that a tree containing a white-tailed eagle’s nest was felled

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Survey Suggests Pine Marten Numbers Recovering

One of Scotland’s rarest carnivores is showing signs of recovery after years of declining populations, a new report has suggested.

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Man dies after being swept off Arbroath rocks while fishing

A man has died after being swept out to sea from rocks while fishing on the coast of Angus.

Aberdeen Coastguard said the 49-year-old man was with two other men fishing off rocks on the east coast near Arbroath when he was swept in.

The group was in an area known as Diel’s Heid when the incident happened at about 12:20 on Sunday.

The man, who has not yet been identified, was recovered by the RNLI Arbroath inshore lifeboat.

Tayside Police said the Aberdeen Coastguard maintained contact with the witnesses and the man was located quickly, however, despite efforts to resuscitate him, he died at the scene.