British Wildlife

Gulls taking advantage of leftover fast food.
British newspapers love nothing better than a melodramatic, poorly fact-checked piece about so-called 'dangerous' wildlife. Here are 7 of the worst offenders from summer 2015.
Pholcus phalangioides
Discover 8 fascinating facts about the Buglife October Invertebrate of the Month. 
Help the birds in your garden stay full this autumn with this fruity feeder.
Find out everything you need to know about badger social structure, behaviour, identification and breeding. 
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. 
Harvest mouse
Discover how harvest mice are being helped by trained sniffer dogs. 
Purple laver, Porphyra umbilicalis
Seaweeds require enough light to photosynthesise, so are most abundant in the intertidal zone – especially along rocky shores. Here are 12 for you to spot. 
Blue tit at feeder
Autumn is a key season for the wildlife garden. Take a few simple steps now and you can help a host of animals to find plenty to eat and safe hiding places for the coming winter.
Dog rose
Here are 12 familiar, and less familiar, wild fruits to look out for when in the countryside this autumn. 
The bar-tailed godwit visits UK shores for the winter.
6 bar-tailed godwit migration facts you need to know. 
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