May is one of my favourite months of the year - spring is in full swing, 50% of the weekends have an extra day in them, and the days are getting noticeably warmer and longer. For wildlife-friendly farmers, it's a great opportunity to see and hear the benefits of their hard work as birds start to breed and take advantage of the habitat and food resources that their careful management provides.
Skylark: Andy Hay (rspb-images.com)
For one group of walkers in Cambridgeshire, the opportunity to have a wander around one such farm was too good an opportunity to miss....
RSPB's Gemma Wells tells us more in this article in the Cambridge News