British Wildlife

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. 
Sloes
The fruit of blackthorn bushes are a classic flavouring for gin. Follow our recipe to make your own spirit. 
Foraging trug
Find out how to prepare and cook 12 common edible wild foods.