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Matthew Oates, National Trust

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Michael McCarthy, The Independent

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Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist

Twitcher in the Swamp

By - Peter Marren

"Today I rush out to buy the latest in the long-running New Naturalist series, Larks, Pipits and Wagtails by Eric Simms. I won't read it, of course, not caring a great deal about larks or pipits or even wagtails, but it looks uncommonly well on the shelf with all the others. 'The New Naturalist series', said Desmond Hawkins in New Scientist, 'has this in common with Rolls-Royce cars and ginger marmalade: they all belong to that sadly dwiindling group of things which are as good today as I can ever remember them to be.' "

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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