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Buzzards soaring, but bees still suffering in the countryside

A common buzzard with its head turned to the right – Fur Feather and

There is both good and bad news coming out of the countryside with regards to wildlife. The number of buzzards is climbing, but sadly bees are currently suffering. Figures for buzzards have shown that the population has grown significantly, in spite of the fact that their numbers were dangerously low, as little as 50 years Continue Reading →

Monarch of the Glen estate sold for estimated £5.25 million

Front view of Balavil House as seen on Monarch of the Glen – Fur Feather & Fin

A Highland estate, where portions of the BBC series Monarch of the Glen was filmed, has been sold for an estimated £5.25 million. The Balavil Estate comprises a Georgian house and 6,800 acres of land near Kingussie. It was built by Scottish architect Robert Adam and has recently become known as “Kilwillie Castle” after the Continue Reading →