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Matthew Oates, National Trust

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Michael McCarthy, The Independent

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Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist

Through a naturalist’s eyes

By - Robert Burton

"I wonder why the Cuckoo became the harbinger of spring  rather than, say, the Chifchaff, which is equally recognisable and evocative of a change in season? Maybe it is the elusive and rather haunting quality of the Cuckoo. When I was at school, I was told by another boy that when a Cuckoo sounded loud it was really far away and when it was faint it was close at hand. If that is so, my garden must be swarming with Cuckoos, because I rarely hear one these days!"

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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