British wildlife

A corncrake in the Hebrides
Conservationists believe that the species may have bred on Rathlin Island for the first time in 18 years.
As new life is breathed into Britain’s canals, the reinvigorated network is creating diverse habitats for a surprisingly rich variety of wildlife. Hugh Warwick takes to the water.
Basking shark
BBC Wildlife contributor Cat Gordon from The Shark Trust talk about sharks around Britain. 
Bird Photography of the Year Competition is calling for entries.
The zoo has transformed former farmland to provide more habitats for native species.
A new strategy to conserve and enhance peatlands in the UK has been launched. 
Naturalist, writer and artist Tiffany Francis examines why we should still go foraging in the 21st century.
Scotland is home to some of the UK's most stunning scenery, which changes dramatically throughout the year. View the winning images from the Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year.
Baer's pochard
The previously common species of duck is now listed as Critically Endangered.
Britain is a major wintering area for wildfowl
Ornithologist Mike Toms reveals which of our winter ducks come from Russia.
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