As a result of the world’s longest continual conservation programme, the UK population of kites has risen to such a healthy level that they can now be seen in areas where they have been absent for more than 100 years.
This is the latest in a series of articles aimed at highlighting some of the beautiful areas in and around Lincoln that remain relatively unknown to the majority of people.
Many of us enjoy feeding our garden birds seed during the harsh winter months but choosing a good quality wild bird mix is essential. An unclean bird mix can be dangerous to their health.
Think of the fens and fenland folk and you probably imagine mud, water, lofty reeds, winters of ice, snow, bitter cold and locals dropping like flies. Did they perchance have a dark secret?
Very little is really known about bats, yet these little mammals seem to have developed quite a reputation – unfortunately for all the wrong reasons.