British Wildlife

Look out for some of our most intelligent garden birds and report on their ingenious behaviour. 
Common dolphins
Discover four common dolphin hotspots. 
Sunset, Arne Nature Reserve, East Dorset.
Local Patch Reporter Jennifer Hunt signed up at the last minute to a dusk walk at Arne Nature Reserve, East Dorset. 
Make a bottle trap
Bottle-traps are simple to make, and if used with care can be a great way to get a close look at local waterlife. 
Rockpool image
Head to the coast in summer to revel in rockpools – maybe the most fun you can have as a nature-lover.
How to make a wildlife pond
Create a watery haven in your garden - it's one of the best things you can do for wildlife.
Water vole.
Discover the four best places to spot the elusive water vole.
Stag beetles on the palm of a hand.
Entomologist Richard ‘Bugman’ Jones describes his passion for the UK’s biggest beetle. 
Bullfinch on feeder.
The colourful, but shy bullfinch is a welcome, rare addition to the garden.
Dragonfly emerging.
View extraordinary footage of a larva turning into a dragonfly.