British Wildlife

Measuring quadrant
Make a simple quadrant to help you count the wildflowers in your garden or local patch. 
Where do the political parties stand on wildlife? We put 8 key questions to the main parties to find out. 
Experience the dawn chorus
International Dawn Chorus Day co-ordinator Joe Peacock explains how you can take part in the worldwide celebration of the dawn chorus. 
Wren singing
Find out what this amazing wildlife symphony is all about. 
Singing robin.
Celebrate the dawn chorus and share your experience with BBC Wildlife. 
Water shrew
Discover fantastic facts about Britain’s largest shrew. 
Bullhead/Miller’s thumb
A spring riverside stroll reveals fresh arrivals and newly emerged animals. Use our handy guide to look out for 11 species and the telltale signs left by a twelfth – the otter. 
Blue tit illustration from garden birds spread
The April dawn chorus may be a tuneful wake-up call for us, but it's a serious business for garden birds. Males must sing ceaselessly from first light to keep their mate's attentions from wandering. 
Create a wildflower haven in your garden to help important pollinators by following these four easy steps. 
Black grouse lekking
5 key facts about black grouse lekking and 3 lek stages to look out for.
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