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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

Letter from the far West Coast

By - Michael Viney

"The old Sperm Whale Physeter macrocephlus vertebrae in my garden have quite vanished among the ferns, and moss is creeping up the skull of the Cuvier's Beaked Whale Ziphius cavirostris, long prized as a sculpture to match anyone's Barbara Hepworth. There hasn't been a decent whale corpse on the beach in years - not since the wonderful True's Beaked Whale Mesoplodon mirus of a couple of decades ago, every last scrap of which, dismantled and reassembled, now hangs aloft in the Ulster Museum in Belfast."

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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