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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 02.1 October 1990

Upland Birds and their Conservation

By - Derek Ratcliffe

The term 'upland' is conveniently broad for the generality of high land in Britain - mountain, hill and fell, all connoting ground of some altitude and often pronounced relief. Yet definitions based on some arbitrary elevation above sea level are unsatisfactory, for the farther north one goes, the lower the altitude at which ground of upland character is found.

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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