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British Wildlife 14.1 October 2002

Table of Contents:

1 Bats in Greater London – Unique evidence of a decline over 15 years
Pete Guest, Kate E Jones and John Tovey

6 Through a naturalist's eyes
Robert Burton

7 The UK network of Special Protection Areas for birds
David Stroud

15 Habitat management news
Compiled by Conservation Management Advice, RSPB

17 Atlantic hazelwoods – Some observations on the ecology of this neglected habitat from a lichenological perspective
Alexandra (Sandy) Coppins, Brian Coppins and Peter Quelch

27 Identification: British oil beetles
Alex Ramsay

31 The New Atlas of the British & Irish Flora
D A Pearman, C D Preston and T D Dines

38 An introduction to British hoverflies and the Hoverfly Recording Scheme
Roger K A Morris and Stuart G Ball

46 Wildlife reports
Compiled by Andrew Branson

64 Conservation news
Compiled by Sue Everett

70 Twitcher in the swamp
Peter Marren

71 Book reviews
Compiled by Peter Marren

74 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