Identifying Eagles on Arran

Is it a plane? Is it a bird? Is it Superman?

Many visitors to the island scan the sky for eagles, but are not sure whether they are seeing eagles or buzzards.

Eagles are simply magnificent, and the assumption is that they will be easy to identify. But distant views of birds can lead to confusion with Buzzard, and now we have to consider two species of eagle in Scotland – Golden and White-tailed. This video guide looks at how you can confidently separate all three species of large raptor.