Birds

Lapwing
Its name mimics its call, it once had its own paliamentary act and other things you didn’t know about the lapwing.
Kestrel hovering
BBC Wildlife section editor Sarah McPherson answers your wild question. 
Great spotted woodpecker
Drumming is a springtime sound that’s unrelated to feeding or nestbuilding, says BBC Wildlife features editor Ben Hoare.
Meadow pipit in thrift
Birding is a great way to see wildlife, but how do you get started? Amy-Jane Beer shares her advice for becoming a birdwatching pro...
Barnacle geese
The latest scientific news reveals that migration gives birds’ immune systems a break. 
Wren singing
BBC Wildlife writer Mike Toms answers your wild question.
Adelie penguins
BBC Wildlife contributor Mike Toms answers your wild question. 
Oystercatchers
BBC Wildlife writer Mike Toms answers your wild question.
Jay
Discover fantastic facts about our most colourful crow - the jay.
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