British wildlife

Chris Lowe reaches down to cut the rope
Volunteers free tangled cetacean from fishing gear off Devon.    
Short-beaked common dolphin
Annual citizen science event sees its highest ever number of sightings.
Large blue butterfly
A Bristol man has been found guilty of illegally catching and killing the UK’s rarest butterfly.
Your wild question answered by Jake Stone - a terrestial mollusc expert at the John Innes Centre.
A humpback whale checks out Shetland naturalist Richard Shucksmith.
Two Shetland naturalists never expected this extraordinary discovery in November 2016. Amy-Jane Beer reports.
Common toad, Bufo bufo, adult in grass meadow, Yorkshire, UK.
Expert Jules Howard answers your wild question
Hedgehog sightings are declining
BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine releases findings from its latest wildlife survey. 
Avocet in Brownsea Island's lagoon
Dorset is a county rich in biological diversity and natural habitats. Here we share some of our favourite places to see wildlife there, including little terns and red squirrels.
Gorse
Record number of participants undertake survey for flowering plants in midwinter.
Common pochard
Wildfowl and Wetland Trust scientists have investigated the decrease in pochard numbers. 
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