British wildlife

Kentish glory moth © Tom Prescott
A new project in the Cairngorms tempts the rare and enigmatic Kentish glory moth with artificial female pheromones. 
rown hares are under threat in the UK due to habitat loss from large scale farmi
Non-native biomass crops, when planted on a small scale, provide a refuge for Britain’s declining brown hare population, which has lost much of its habitat to large scale farming.  
A group surveying wildlife at Delph Pond
The UK Awards for Biological Recording and Information Sharing is now open for entries! 
A brown-backed form of the wall lizard
Citizen scientists are being called upon to report their sightings of wall lizards.
Black bee-fly discovered in the UK for the first time
An amateur entomologist has discovered a black-bee fly in his garden. 
Sunrise over bluebells in Warwickshire
We asked conservation organisations and BBC Wildlife readers for their favourite bluebell locations.
Your wild question answered by entomologist Richard Jones.
Nightingale singing in a tree
Slightly larger than a robin, the nightingale is well-known for its lilting, beautiful song but can be surprisingly hard to spot. 
These invasive non-native species are causing harm to environments and native wildlife.
Raccoon
Find out about some invasive non-native species that could cause big problems if they become established. 
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