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British Wildlife 13.4 April 2002

Table of Contents:

229 The status, conservation and use of the Medicinal Leech
Malcolm Ausden, Brian Banks, Erica Donnison, Mike Howe, Andrew Nixon, David Phillips, Debbie Wicks and Chris Wynne

239 Through a naturalist's eyes
Robert Burton

240 The affair of the ‘Long-willied (Réal's) Wood White
David Corke

244 Habitat management news
Compiled by Roger S K Buisson

246 The small cetaceans of Cardigan Bay
Marijke de Boer, Megan Morgan-Jenks, Munro Taylor and Mark Simmonds

255 Water Voles in the Highlands An undiscovered refuge?
Rob Raynor

258 The history, ecology and conservation of the New Forest Cicada
Bryan J Pinchen and Lena K Ward

267 Reserve Focus: The Ouse Washes, Cambridgeshire
Bob Gibbons

271 Wildlife reports
Compiled by Andrew Branson

292 Conservation news
Compiled by Sue Everett

298 Twitcher in the swamp
Peter Marren

299 Book reviews
Compiled by Peter Marren

300 Letters

"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