Sleat's Clan Donald Skye has sadly announced the death of one of the visitors' favourites, Percy the Peacock.

The bird, renowned for his magnificent plumage, was found dead this morning and staff believe he may have been the victim of a fox attack.

Discovered by the main gates the peacock is now to be buried in the gardens.

Summing up their sorry the centre said: "We will all miss him, he was part of the crew."