British Wildlife

Little owls article opening spread. Photo by Andy Rouse.
The pint-sized little owl is our fiercest bird of prey – but does it belong in the UK? Derek Niemann charts the changing fortunes of a plucky immigrant.
How to watch British wildlife
An easy guide to the mustelids (members of the badger family) you are most likely to encounter.
Photograph of Jules Howard
Wildlife writer Jules ponders the effect of humankind on the planet - not just now, but for a long time to come. 
 There's still time to send in your sightings for our first-ever Wildlife to work survey.
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BBC Wildlife wants to know what you see on your commutes and errands. Wherever you go, whatever you spot, we want to hear from you.
Photograph of Jonathan Yule at work in the field (literally) by Sue Daly
When 14 artists from the Artists for Nature Foundation visited the tiny Channel Island of Sark, they found a haven for wildlife.
Photograph of Jules Howard
Wildlife writer Jules ponders a message from a very special little girl and wonders how we can inspire a greater passion for wildlife in all of us.
Spotted flycatcher fledglings in tree illustration by Peter Partington
In June, parent birds encourage reluctant youngsters to leave the safety of the nest, while keen-eyed predators with their own hungry mouths to feed watch the newly fledged with anticipation, writes Dominic Couzens. 
Illustration of chaffinch on nest in May rain, from garden birds spread.
The birds keep a low profile this month as they settle down to the challenge of raising young. But should the weather turn, death is never far away. The late-arriving swifts have a clever solution, writes Dominic Couzens.
Sparrows article spread
Extramarital affairs, macho posturing and even murder - Dominic Couzens explores the turbulent private life of the house sparrow. 
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