Roy is up the Scottish hills with two golden eagles to help bring down mountain hare numbers – and to try out the #eaglecam he has designed. It goes on the back of the eagle allowing the viewer literally to ride on the back of an eagle when it makes a kill. The mountain hare is dying out in some areas due to global warming, but in others it is in pest proportions.

While the BBC had trouble producing a stable image from the back of a golden eagle for its Planet Earth II series – – Roy cracked the problem. Go behind the scenes of the making of our film with this 360 film on YouTube:

Here is our gif version of the film:

This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 377

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