British wildlife

The ring-necked parakeet is a non-native species in the UK
Researchers have created a global map of non-native birds. 
Salmon
Increased numbers of sea lice in farmed salmon could affect wild fish too.
Large blue butterfly
A man has appeared in court and charged with capturing, killing and possessing the UK’s rarest butterfly species. 
Willow Tit
The combination of climate change and habitat loss is proving too much for some birds and butterflies. 
Dahlia anemone
The offshore area in Dorset will be considered by Natural England for protection from damaging activities.
Lumbricus terrestris
Aristotle realised the huge importance of worms, calling them ‘the intestines of the earth’, but we know surprisingly little about their distribution and habitat preferences.
Skylark
The Environmental Audit Committee says new act is needed after Brexit.
Hedgehog in Regent's Park
Lorry park to be built on key hedgehog habitat in central London.
Goldcrest
With temperatures falling towards freezing, winter nights poses a risk to small birds and they must find ways to survive this cold season.
Robin
A new study reveals how robins' song and behaviour are affected by urban lights and noise
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