Crofting and Corncrakes

Aug 27, 11:30 PM

Janette Sutherland, SAC Portree, interviews Skye’s RSPB Corncrake project officer Shelagh Parlane. They discuss how partnership working with farmers and crofters is key to this bird’s breeding success in Scotland. They discuss the collaborative work done by the Skye Crofting and Corncrake Partnership. They also talk about an exciting new initiative called Corncrake Calling that has started in 2021 made possible with the National Lottery Heritage Fund with thanks to Lottery players.

Other FAS resources mentioned in the podcast are available on the Corncrakes webpage.