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British Wildlife 21.1 October 2009

Table of Contents:

1 The Burren – farming for the future of the fertile rock
Bryony Williams, Sharon Parr, James Moran, Brendan Dunford and Ruairi Ó Conchúir

10 Through a naturalist's eyes
Robert Burton

11 The water and wildlife of the Hampshire Avon winterbournes
Neil Punchard and Andy House

20 Habitat management news
Compiled by Conservation Management Advice, RSPB

22 Comment: Alien plants in Britain – a real or imagined problem?
David Pearman and Kevin Walker

28 Letter from the far West Coast
Michael Viney

29 Predation of breeding waders on lowland wet grassland – is it a problem?
Malcolm Ausden, Mark Bolton, Nigel Butcher, David G Hoccom, Jennifer Smart and Gwyn Williams

39 The Lesser Glow-worm in Britain: native or newcomer?
Raphaël De Cock, John Horne and John Tyler

44 Wildlife reports
Compiled by Andrew Branson

65 Conservation news
Compiled by Sue Everett

71 Twitcher in the swamp
Peter Marren

72 Book reviews

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