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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

"For those who attach importance to honours and medals, the top job at the RSBP is the one to aim for. The outgoing incumbent, Graham Wynne, has recently picked up a well-earned knighthood, while his predecessor, Barbara Young, is not only a Dame but also a member of the House of Lords and Ladies, and a very budy one, to boot. Many of us expected Sir Graham's job to go to the wel-upholstered figure of Mark Avery, who has been number two at RSPB for as long as I can remember. But it went instead to Mike Clarke, the 'director of operations', who used to study bogs in the New Forest."

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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