British wildlife

A chequred skipper butterfly, photographed in Scotland
Extinct butterfly flies in England again after more than 40 years. 
Northern colletes
Buglife has launched a national poll to choose a bug for each nation.
Small tortoiseshell butterfly
BBC Wildlife contributer Richard Jones explains this aggressive butterfly behaviour.
A female seal trapped by boulders has returned to the wild.
Female beaver
New research reveals the impact of beavers on their local environment.
Hydrotherapy helps a hedgehog to recover.
A pair of ospreys at Rutland Water has generated another UK record.
For over a century British nature conservation has led the way - but is it truly representative of today's society? How can we involve and inspire people whatever their background, asks Ben Hoare.
Three years after a fire destroyed heathland and killed wildlife, 21 young sand lizards have been introduced to a Surrey nature reserve.
Sunrise over bluebells in Warwickshire
We asked conservation organisations and BBC Wildlife readers for their favourite bluebell locations.
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