By Jane Candlish

A CONSERVATION watchdog has warned that plans for a huge windfarm at a
sensitive peatland site could pose a serious threat to the iconic golden eagle.

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has tabled an objection to SSE’s proposals
for a 47-turbine scheme in Sutherland in the heart of the Flow Country.

Its opposition to the Strathy South project emerged as another energy firm,
E.ON, confirmed it had lodged a planning application for 26 masts north of
the same site.

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