Youngsters introduced to Fenland’s many feathered friends at Wisbech Museum ‘Summer at the Museum’ session

Samuel Dennick, nine, Alice Lines, five, Sara Hawkes and Ella Lines, both aged eight.

Samuel Dennick, nine, Alice Lines, five, Sara Hawkes and Ella Lines, both aged eight. - Credit: Archant

Youngsters were treated to an encounter with some of Fenland’s finest feathered creatures this week.

Wisbech Museum Fenland Birds.

Wisbech Museum Fenland Birds. - Credit: Archant

Wisbech Museum kicked off its Summer at the Museum holiday programme by introducing dozens of children to the many birds found in the area during the four-hour session on Wednesday (9).

Children then went on to make their own barn owl pencil holders, model swans and duck collages.

Next up at the museum is a visit from experts from the Cambridge Museum of Zoology on Sunday (13).

Daniel Klibanecz

Daniel Klibanecz - Credit: Archant

They will give a talk on the wildlife that can be found in the Fens. Activities, such as arts and crafts, will also be available from 12-4pm. Entry is free.

The one-off event is part of a regular line-up of Museum’s Sunday openings taking place until September 3.

• For more information, visit www.wisbechmuseum.org.uk.

Lexie Kilbanecz

Lexie Kilbanecz - Credit: Archant

Sandra Skinner

Sandra Skinner - Credit: Archant

Daniel Klibanecz, six, and Sandra Skinner.

Daniel Klibanecz, six, and Sandra Skinner. - Credit: Archant

Matilda Rivett, eight.

Matilda Rivett, eight. - Credit: Archant