British Wildlife

An iconic wintry image – a robin in the snow.
Despite its cute appearance, this familiar and much-loved garden bird is highly territorial. 
Holly
Here are 5 facts you need to know about this most Christmassy of plants.
Kestrel
Kestrels, brown hares and fulmars are among the wildlife treats that this Scottish city has to offer.
Avocets
Now the cold season has arrived, visit one of these top locations to see birds in spectacular numbers.
Grey squirrel
Peregrine falcons, ravens, badgers, hedgehogs, foxes, gulls - there's wildlife aplenty in this European green capital.
Bullfinch
There has been a huge increase in the number of wild species coming to gardens to feed, according to the British Trust for Ornithology. Their Garden Bird Feeding Survey has seen numbers up almost 50 percent since the 1970s. Getting a good set of feeders and the right mix of food can have a major impact on a species reproductive success. Here are some of the birds to look out for in your garden this winter and the best food stuff to attract them.
Kestrel
Local patch reporter Robert Fuller has been filming an inquisitive kestrel. 
Bearded tit
From bearded tits to rare shrill carder bees, there’s a surprising diversity of wildlife in and around Newport.
Male chaffinch
Discover 7 fascinating facts about the BTO December Garden Bird of the Month. 
Garden birds illustration
Ensure you are prepared to entice a variety of species into your garden and watch them swoop over the fence to feast on the spoils.
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