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Twitcher in the Swamp

By - Peter Marren

Ploughing through the latest New Flora of the British Isles with its 6,000 latin names, it occurred to me that readers might appriciate some guidance on what these difficult names mean. Twitcher is happy to oblige, with the help of his man, Twitcher is happy to oblige, with the help of his man, Richard Seamons, who thought up some of them years ago, but hopefully has forgotten.

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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