January 2015

In this exciting issue: Understand garden bird behaviour, why Britain needs wolves, new rescue plan for pollinators, elephant mothers, new Chris Packham column, plus latest science and conservation news! 


Understand garden bird behaviour

How to make your sightings count for conservation

Elephant mothers

Why maternal wisdom is vital for herd survival

Britain needs wolves

This apex predator could change our landscape

Alien migration

Discover the nightly journey of bizarre oceanic species

Berlin’s goshawks

Why city life suits one of Europe’s most persecuted birds of prey 


Latest scientific research

Male great bustards dying to impress females, clever rock gobie camouflage and plumper pinnipeds that find swimming easier



Rhino horn trade Could legalising the trade help conservation?

Red List red alert Two extinctions and new species join endangered list

Save our bees! A new government plan aims to save our pollinators

Should we eat meat? How does meat production impact on climate change?


Wild challenge Twelve different pellets to look for and identify


Midwinter foxes

Understand fox mating behaviour


Seven wild spectacles

See waxwings, scarlet elf cups and short-eared owls this January 


Local patch year

Blog highlights from our Local Patch Reporters and how you can get involved in the Local Patch Reporters project in 2015


Order a back issue of BBC Wildlife

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