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British Wildlife 15.2 December 2003

Table of Contents:

77 Sunbleak and Topmouth Gudgeon – two new additions to Britain's freshwater fishes
Adrian C Pinder and Rodolphe E Gozlan

84 Through a naturalist's eyes
Robert Burton

85 Zapovedniks – scientific nature reserves in Russia
Geoffrey Harper and George Peterken

91 Habitat management news
Compiled by Conservation Management Advice, RSPB

93 Identification – Bladder-ferns Cystopteris of the British Isles
Fred Rumsey

97 Comment: Britain's contribution to global conservation and our coastal temperate rainforest
Peter Rhind

103 Gilfach – an upland farm and nature reserve
James Robertson and Julian Jones

110 Mountain Hares in the Peak District
D Mallon, P Wheeler, D Whiteley and D W Yalden

117 Wildlife reports
Compiled by Andrew Branson

138 Conservation news
Compiled by Sue Everett

145 Twitcher in the swamp
Peter Marren

146 Book reviews
Compiled by Peter Marren

149 Letters

151 Obituary – Franklyn Perring 1927-2003
Peter Marren

"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