British Wildlife

Your wild challenge: autumn leaves
Get out this month to hone your autumn leave spotting skills. You can find even more ways to improve your naturalist skills in the November issue of BBC Wildlife. 
Starling roost
The sight and sound of thousands of starlings overhead is one of the greatest British wildlife experiences. Here’s where you can see this unmissable spectacle.
Autumn wood
An autumn woodland is one of our most magical seasonal spectacles - so here are seven great places to enjoy it.
Fungi forest by Jason Dale.
BBC cameraman John Aitchison explains how to video mushrooms growing. 
toadstool or mushroom artwork
Autumn is when a variety of mushrooms are on show in British woodlands. Use our ID guide to try and spot these 12. 
Kestrel painting.
Local Patch Reporter Robert Fuller got a surprise when a greenfinch flew into his studio, followed by a sparrowhawk.
Tawny owl
Discover 8 fascinating facts about the BTO October Garden Bird of the Month. 
Willow warbler
BBC Wildlife features editor Ben Hoare explains how birds get ready to migrate. 
Red kites at Gigrin Farm, Powys.
10 best places to see red kites. 
False widow spider
Spider season is upon us. Use our guide to ID your eight-legged inhabitants and their webs.