British wildlife

The National Trust is in the process of releasing 150 water voles at Holnicote Estate in Somerset.
Discover the amazing wildlife and nature events happening around the British Isles this month!
Roseate terns on Coquet Island
118 pairs of roseate terns successfully raised chicks on RSPB Coquet Island after introduction of specially designed housing.
Mole crickets have been seen in Britain for the first time in decades
Entomologists celebrate the news of mole crickets in the New Forest, and call for a national recovery plan.
The three birds were taken as chicks from the Scottish Highlands
Conservationists have translocated three golden eagle chicks in a groundbreaking project, despite fears of persecution.
The newly recorded jumping spider
The astonishing story behind the discovery of a new jumping spider.
Basking shark behaviours are being studied by scientists
Data gathered by scientists studying basking sharks in a world first reveals groups forming on the seabed.
Mountain hares are native to the UK, unlike rabbits or brown hares
Numbers of mountain hare on grouse moors in the eastern Highlands are now less than one per cent of figures from the 1950s. 
The Lynx UK Trust plan to reintroduce six lynx
Major landowners in the Kielder Forest have provided approval for the rewilding project.
Red squirrel and a camera
Discover the amazing wildlife and nature events happening around the UK this month!
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