Your Garden

Slugs are vilified as slimy garden pests with revolting table manners. But Richard Jones reckons that we should give these much-maligned molluscs a second chance. 
Song thrush
Ornithologist Mike Toms explains the song thrush's unique feeding behaviour.
House sparrows on a bird feeder
Feeding your garden birds could be hitting wild populations elsewhere, but there are ways to avoid these impacts. BBC Wildlife's environment editor James Fair investigates.
Goldcrest
With temperatures falling towards freezing, winter nights poses a risk to small birds and they must find ways to survive this cold season.
Viper's bugloss
Attract pollinators to your wildlife garden with these plants. 
Hedgehog
British hedgehogs have suffered a rapid population decline. Here are 10 ways you can save these adorable mammals. 
Common toad
Protect the sleepy frogs, toads and newts hidden away in your garden this winter.
Brambling
Discover 6 fascinating facts about the BTO November Garden Bird of the Month.
Adult starling
Discover 6 fascinating facts about the BTO October Garden Bird of the Month.
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