Twelve golden eagles have disappeared in an area of the Highlands RSPB Scotland dubbed a “black hole” for satellite-tagged birds of prey.
Over the last seven years, the raptors’ tags have stopped transmitting in an area of moor in the northern Monadhliath Mountains.
The latest disappearance involves a two-year-old male that was paired with a female.
RSPB Scotland believes the lost eagles have been killed illegally.
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