- 547 Editorial: Where are they now? Climate-change canaries are falling silent
- 549 The Sandhill Rustic moth in Britain and Ireland
- 558 Natural reflections
- 559 Comment: Boris Johnson’s green legacy
- 566 Habitat management news
- 568 Shapeshifting hollies: unnoticed change?
- 571 Wild story
- 572 Conservation translocations in Britain
- 584 Naturally opinionated
- 585 Are nest boxes for Swifts a good idea?
- 592 Flying kites – a view from Wales
- 593 Wildlife reports
- 615 Conservation news
- 620 Twitcher in the swamp
- 621 Book review: Trees and Woodlands
- 622 Book review: The Biodiversity Gardener: Establishing a Legacy for the Natural World
Articles in this issue
Are nest boxes for Swifts a good idea?Swifts have experienced dramatic declines – in Britain numbers have fallen by 60% between 1994 and 2019 – and the loss of nest sites in our urban areas is a significant factor. The installation of nest boxes is an effective yet simple way to mitigate these losses, and Dick Newell and John Willis describe theSee more
Editorial: Where are they now? Climate-change canaries are falling silentSee more
Featuresin this issue
Book review: The Biodiversity Gardener: Establishing a Legacy for the Natural World
View this book on the NHBS website In recent years, wildlife gardening books have sprouted like asparagus spears, urging us to dig a pond, plant a wildflower meadow or build a log-pile. Concessions to wildlife have become prevalent enough for television presenter Alan Titchmarsh to protest earlier this year that the activity should not replace
Book review: Trees and Woodlands
View this book on the NHBS website Britain may be one of the least wooded countries in Europe, yet woodlands occupy a special place in our culture and affections. Our relationships with woodland and trees are multidimensional and far from static. People are fiercely protective of them: witness the successful protests against privatisation of state
August’s conservation news highlights the EU Nature Restoration Law, an independent evidence review into the management of protected sites on Dartmoor, the end of grouse shooting on a water company’s land, and much more.
August’s wildlife report features the discovery of the jumping spider Heliophanus kochii in Brighton, the well-camouflaged Sea Fan Sea Slug, the increase of ‘tiny’ or ‘micro’ forests across Britain, the usual round up of birds, flies and myriapods and isopods, and much more.
Habitat management news
August’s habitat management news covers a Vincent Wildlife Trust study recently published in Conservation Evidence Journal that looks at managing conflict between Barn Owls and Greater Horseshoe Bats at shared nest sites.
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