Deer Killer Steam Engine – A Year in the Life of Highland Sport part 1

One of Scotland’s premier tourist attractions is setting fire to Scotland, and that’s causing a problem for deer. The Jacobite steam train sets fire to the hillside, Scottish Natural Heritage officers look at the burnt hillsides and conclude there is not enough habitat for deer. Niall explains what can be done. Plus he’s having to feed his deer on his home estate of Ardnamurchan, and offers his deer-feeding tips. Plus, meet Dr Cathy Mayne, ecologist and deerstalker, who helps with the science at Ardnamurchan. And Niall poses the problem: what to do with sea eagles that take lambs?

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This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 488

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