This month we’re shining the spotlight on one of our rarest, most secretive birds - the corncrake. In this, the third blog, RSPB Scotland’s Stuart Benn looks at the vital role that crofters have played in the recovery of corncrakes since the early 1990s.
Crofting for corncrakes
I can still remember the first time.
Late 1970s, I’d hitched from Glasgow through the Highlands and Skye, caught the ferry over…