Two arrests made after eagle's nest 'disturbed' in Highlands

Disturbing a nest can be detrimental to breeding eagles, with police adding they take all wildlife crime seriously.

Two men arrested after Strathspey eagle’s nest ‘disturbed’ in Highlands iStock

Two men have been arrested after police received a report of an eagle’s nest being disturbed in the Highlands.

Officers received information about the incident in the Strathspey area on Thursday, March 23.

Disturbing a nest can be detrimental to breeding eagles.

Enquiries were carried out and police have now confirmed that a 28-year-old man has been charged in connection with the incident.

A 33-year-old man was also arrested and reported to the Procurator Fiscal.

Wildlife crime officer, police constable Jon Clarke, said: “Police Scotland takes all wildlife crime seriously and reports made to us will always be investigated.

“Anyone with information should contact us on 101 or make a call anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”