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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

Twitcher in the Swamp

By - Peter Marren

"Have you seen a Sausage Bead-moss lately? Noticed a Fuscous Flat-body, anybody? Spotted any Bog Paw-worts on the way to work? Thought not. These creatures, whatever they are, have not been doing well lately, according to Defra. Their names are posted up for immediate 'Biodiversity Action', and very silly names they are, too."

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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