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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 10.4 April 1999

The Nightingale in England - problems and prospects

By - Rob Fuller

For many people in the south of England, the Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos is the quintessence of spring. The song is both beautiful and ephemeral, lasting only for a few weeks around the main period of leaf burst in the southern woods. Typically, it is heard first in mid April but rapidly wanes towards the end of May. Soon after arrival, many Nightingales sing for much of the night and day.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist