Karine Polwart describes being involved in the “Lost Words Spell Songs” project

Mark Stephen and Helen Needham with part 2 of their chat with Karine Polwart.

Listen at BBC: Scotland Outdoors – Singer and songwriter Karine Polwart describes being involved in the Lost Words Spell Songs project. – BBC Sounds

A month in the life of The Urban Birder, David Lindo

Urban birding can be especially rewarding. City wildlife is used to people, so species are often tame and easy to get close to. Habitats are also usually smaller, making all sorts of birds easier to see.

Growing up in the capital never stopped me. I have been fascinated by birds since I was young. At the age of seven, I discovered a field guide in the local library. I read it inside out. By eight, I was an expert! Continue reading