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Matthew Oates, National Trust

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Michael McCarthy, The Independent

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Through a naturalist’s eyes

By - Robert Burton

"A Great Spotted Woodpecker, a male from its red nape, is a regular visitor to my peanut feeder. It appears several times a day, often heralding its arrival with sharp 'chik' calls. I have never seen the female, and this may be because she has a separate foraging area. In late June there was excitement because the woodpecker brought one of its offspring. Apart from the identifying red on the crown rather than the nape, it was obviously a fledgling from its general incompetence. At one point, it turned its head to preen its back and fell off the tree.

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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