British Wildlife

One of our most stylish summer visitors is only a fleeting delight – see them while you can!
Pigeons in a London park
Some of us think the feral pigeon is a pest, but Steve Harris is smitten by this tough, adaptable and really rather useful bird.
Swallowtail feeding on thistles in Norfolk
Entomologist and BBC Wildlife contributor Richard Jones explains why this beautiful butterfly is only found in Norfolk.
Discover the amazing wildlife and nature events happening around the UK this month!
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. 
Small tortoiseshell butterfly
BBC Wildlife contributer Richard Jones explains this aggressive butterfly behaviour.
Sunrise over bluebells in Warwickshire
We asked conservation organisations and BBC Wildlife readers for their favourite bluebell locations.
As new life is breathed into Britain’s canals, the reinvigorated network is creating diverse habitats for a surprisingly rich variety of wildlife. Hugh Warwick takes to the water.
Basking shark
BBC Wildlife contributor Cat Gordon from The Shark Trust talk about sharks around Britain. 
Naturalist, writer and artist Tiffany Francis examines why we should still go foraging in the 21st century.
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