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Table of Contents:

391 What’s in a name? The legacy and lexicon of birds
Andrew Gosler

Appendix

398 Natural reflections
Brett Westwood

399 The Purseweb Spider: a very British tarantula
Richard Burkmar and Richard Price

407 Habitat management news
Compiled by Conservation Management Advice, RSPB

409 RSPB Geltsdale – a case study of upland management
Steve Garnett, Jen Selvidge, Stephen Westerberg, Malcolm Ausden and Pat Thompson

418 Wild story
Amy-Jane Beer

419 Local extinction: a case study of species loss in Surrey
Jonty Denton

426 Letter from Caledonia
Hugh Raven

427 Comment: How important is native status? Conservation and ‘alien’ plants
Peter Marren

433 Flying kites: a view from Wales
James Robertson

434 Wildlife reports
Compiled by Guy Freeman

457 Naturally opinionated
Mark Avery

458 Conservation news
Compiled by Sue Everett

464 Twitcher in the swamp

465 Book reviews & 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