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book reviews

The book reviews provide in-depth critiques of the most important new titles in natural history publishing, from nature-writing bestsellers to technical identification handbooks. All reviews are authored by experts in the relevant subjects, which ensures an honest and insightful appraisal of each book featured.


Issue Pages Title
British Wildlife 30.6 August 2019 465 Cambridgeshire's Mosses & Liverworts: a dynamic flora
British Wildlife 30.6 August 2019 465-466 Emperors, Admirals & Chimney Sweepers: The Weird and Wonderful Names of Butterflies and Moths
British Wildlife 30.5 June 2019 388-389 Ichneumonid Wasps (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae): Their Classification and Biology
British Wildlife 30.5 June 2019 389 Shotover: The Life of an Oxfordshire Hill
British Wildlife 30.5 June 2019 389-390 Green and Prosperous Land: A Blueprint for Rescuing the British Countryside
British Wildlife 30.4 April 2019 308 Rocky Shores
British Wildlife 30.4 April 2019 309 New Flora of the British Isles. Fourth Edition
British Wildlife 30.4 April 2019 309-310 The Burren
British Wildlife 30.4 April 2019 310-311 Lichens: An Illustrated Guide to the British and Irish Species. Seventh Edition
British Wildlife 30.3 February 2019 231 Sea Squirts and Sponges of Britain and Ireland
British Wildlife 30.3 February 2019 231-232 The Field Key to Winter Twigs: A Guide to Native and Planted Deciduous Trees, Shrubs and Woody Climbers (Xylophytes) found in the British Isles
British Wildlife 30.2 December 2018 151 Identification of Trees and Shrubs in Winter using Buds and Twigs by Bernd Schulz
British Wildlife 30.2 December 2018 151-152 Climate Change and British Wildlife by Trevor Beebee
British Wildlife 30.2 December 2018 152-153 Atlas of the Hydrophiloid Beetles of Britain and Ireland
British Wildlife 30.2 December 2018 153-154 Ploughing a New Furrow: A Blueprint for Wildlife-friendly Farming
British Wildlife 30.2 December 2018 154 Handbook of the Bees of the British Isles
British Wildlife 30.1 October 2018 74 The Wonderful Mr Willughby: The First True Ornithologist
British Wildlife 30.1 October 2018 74-75 Abernethy Forest: The History and Ecology of an Old Scottish Pinewood
British Wildlife 30.1 October 2018 75-76 The Nature of the Malverns: An ancient landscape steeped in wildlife
British Wildlife 30.1 October 2018 76 Ancient Oaks in the English Landscape

"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