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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

"The record so far in the now infamous Set-aside Massacre on 1993 seems to be held by a Yorkshire farmer who, in the course of ploughing a 14-acre field in May, managed to run over i) two Snipe nests, ii) three Lapwing chicks, iii) two Grey Partridge nests and an adult, iv) one adult Pheasant and seven poults, v) one Skylark nest, vi) three Meadow Pippit nests, vii) one Willow Warbler nest. Altogether it was quite am impressive bag, and I wouldn't be surprised if he won a Green Farming award.

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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