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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

"As many readers will know, I have been rather busy these past few years. I have been pounding away at my magnum opus, Bugs Britannica, an examination of the wonderful ways in which we have woven invertebrate life into our own thoughts and expressions. Now the page proofs have at last arrived, where text and pictures meet for the first time. It all looks highly satisfactory, but, I ask myself, is the world ready for a book that deals not with buglife per se but with the effect of bugs on the workings of the human imagination? Are the British ready for bug jokes?"

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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