As regular CFZ-watchers will know, for some time Corinna has been doing a column for Animals & Men and a regular segment on On The Track... particularly about out-of-place birds and rare vagrants. There seem to be more and more bird stories from all over the world hitting the news these days so, to make room for them all - and to give them all equal and worthy coverage - she has set up this new blog to cover all things feathery and Fortean.

Friday 18 May 2018

‘The Lincolnshire Hedwig’ – rare sighting of snowy owl near Boston

The snowy owl spotted at Wainfleet Marsh in March, believed now to have been seen at RSPB Frampton Marsh.

DAVID SEYMOUR Email Published: 11:30 Wednesday 02 May 2018

A rare sighting of a snowy owl in Lincolnshire has been made at a nature reserve near Boston. The arctic bird has been spotted at RSPB Frampton Marsh. It is suspected to be the same snowy owl seen at Wainfleet Marsh in March. That sighting was the first for the county since the early ‘90s. Before that, you had to go back to 1869 for another sighting – and that was just an unconfirmed report. Make sure your children have online know-how Take a look at our top tips to help your children spot the warning signs when something isn’t right online. Sponsored by Internet Matters It prompted hundreds of people to turn out for their chance to see the bird. Bird-watchers have been sharing images of the snowy owl, appropriately enough, on Twitter.

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