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Wildlife reports

May’s wildlife reports features a new colony of Tree Crickets in Dorset, reports of good numbers of Garganey during spring 2022, the discovery of the non-native clam Corbicula fluminea, the usual update on flowering plants, lichens and dragonflies, and much more.

Wildlife reports

February’s wildlife reports feature a brand new sawfly report, the discovery of Round-leaved Wintergreen at a new site in Co Kilkenny, the addition of Bewick’s Swan to the British Red list, the usual update on mammals, dragonflies and slime moulds, and much more.

Wildlife reports

November’s wildlife reports feature the sighting of a Snowy Owl in the Cairngorms, the possible establishment of the Praying Mantis in Oxfordshire, a brand new seaweeds report, the usual updates on flowering plants, molluscs, lichens and much more.

Wildlife reports

May’s wildlife reports feature the arrival of a Walrus in Pembrokeshire, the discovery of two populations of the Striped Shieldbug, a brand new plankton report, the usual update on flies, lichens and birds, and much more.

Wildlife reports

February’s wildlife reports features a brand new freshwater fish report by Dr Mark Everard, the changes of the Speckled Wood’s wing markings relative to latitude, the Spotted Rock-rose in Wales, and the usual update on spiders, lichens, birds, and much more.

Wildlife reports

November’s wildlife reports feature a brand new slime mould report, the distinguishing identification features of three similar species of Patella limpets, the discovery of a large population of Alpine Milk-vetch in East Perthshire, the latest updates on birds, grasshoppers and relatives, cetaceans, and much more.

Wildlife reports

August’s wildlife reports highlight the Mammal Society’s new Atlas of Mammals of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, a surprising early emergence of Natterjack toadlets in Hampshire, a colour variation found in the Golden-eye lichen, the usual round-up on micro-moths, marine life, arachnids, and much more.

Editorial: British wildlife in lockdown

Our fantastic British Wildlife contributors have come together to provide a snapshot of how they have spent their time during March and April, when COVID-19 lockdown restrictions were at their tightest. As we had such a wonderful response, we regrettably had to shorten the version in the June issue, however the full extended version can

Wildlife reports

April’s wildlife reports feature the Herpetofauna Workers Meeting 2020 event, the natural enemies of the Harlequin Ladybird Harmonia axyridis, the most northerly record of the Southern Green Shiedlbug Nezara viridula, a round-up of news on birds, molluscs, plants, and much more.

Wildlife reports

October’s wildlife reports feature an exciting sighting of the Common Nighthawk, illegal Freshwater Pearl Mussel poaching, a distinctive gall that can be found on Holm Oak leaves, a round up of the latest news on lichens, flowering plants, flies, and much more.

Wildlife reports

August’s wildlife reports cover changes in Britain’s micro-moth fauna, the latest addition to the British harvestman list, an intriguing study of Badger predation on molluscs, some exciting plant records from Scotland, the usual round-ups of news on birds, moths and dragonflies, and much more.

Wildlife reports

December's wildlife reports cover the influx of Hawfinches, the emergence of a snake fungal skin disease, the rediscovery of Bladderseed in Devon, round-ups of news on flies, lichen, dragonflies, and much more. 

Wildlife reports

April’s wildlife reports highlight the high numbers of cetacean strandings in Ireland, a new record of the Greater Semi-slug in Essex, a search for lichens on islands, the usual reports on birds, plants, freshwater life, and much more.

Wildlife reports

August’s wildlife reports feature a project surveying the Brown Hare, an update on the reintroduced White-faced Darter, the rarest spider in the world, the usual round-ups of news on birds, flies, plants, and much more.

Wildlife reports

April’s wildlife news covers the discovery of the Box Bug in Dorset, unusual early sightings of Painted Lady and Holly Blue, a first-time record of Green-flowered Helleborine for Scotland, a round up of new on freshwater life, birds, ladybirds, and much more.

Wildlife reports

December’s wildlife reports cover the excellent monitoring of Natterjack Toads, late recorded sightings on the Purple Hairstreak, the impact of storms on beach profiles, a roundup of news on birds, mammals, lichens, and much more.

Wildlife reports

April’s wildlife reports highlight early sightings of basking Adders, the presence of larval populations of Fisher’s Estuarine Moth, reported sightings of the Download Bee-fly, a roundup of news on birds, mammals, plants, and much more.

Wildlife reports

August’s wildlife reports highlight a large number of Minke Whale sightings, the publication of British and Irish dragonfly atlas, an update on the rare Ladybird Spider, the decline of the Fen Violet, a roundup of news on birds, dragonflies, lichens, and much more.

Wildlife reports

April’s wildlife reports cover Killer Whale sightings, the search for the Lesser Mottled Grasshopper on the Isle of Man, the discovery of the Pondweed Leafhopper at two new sites, the usual roundups of news on birds, butterflies, ladybirds, and much more.

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