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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-21820: Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife)

Scottish Green Party

Date lodged: 26 February 2019

To ask the Scottish Government what progress is being made in allowing juvenile raptors to be taken from Special Protection Areas to be reared under protective conditions for subsequent release.

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham 5 March 2019

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is currently considering a licence application from the South of Scotland Golden Eagle Project.

No other applications to allow juvenile raptors to be taken from Special Protection Areas intended for release have been received by SNH.