Local Patch Reporter Robert Fuller got a surprise when a greenfinch flew into his studio, followed by a sparrowhawk.
Discover 8 fascinating facts about the BTO October Garden Bird of the Month.
BBC Wildlife features editor Ben Hoare explains how birds get ready to migrate.
10 best places to see red kites.
Spider season is upon us. Use our guide to ID your eight-legged inhabitants and their webs.
The fruit of blackthorn bushes are a classic flavouring for gin. Follow our recipe to make your own spirit.
Find out how to prepare and cook 12 common edible wild foods.
Get out this month to hone your edible wild food spotting skills. You can find even more ways to improve your naturalist skills in the October issue of BBC Wildlife.
BBC Wildlife features editor Ben Hoare explains ballistic seed dispersal.
Many British butterflies are still on the wing in September and October - here are six common species to look out for.