Yellow-breasted bunting
This bunting species is now listed as Critically Endangered and faces an extremely high risk of extinction. 
Writer, producer and conservationist Mary Colwell reveals amazing facts about the world's curlews. 
A Eurasian otter eating an eel in Northumberland
An item on on BBC One's Countryfile in early 2017 suggested there is growing pressure from anglers to cull otters, but Dr Daniel Allen of the UK Wild Otter Trust disagrees.
Gamo Highlands
As natural forests are lost, coffee and timber plantations could provide hope for Lepidoptera. 
Foraging mongoose
Researchers have discovered that mongooses could have a reduced response to warning signals due to cars. 
Grey Parrot
The IUCN has recently updated its Red List. Discover which species have made a remarkable comeback and which are in trouble. 
Hedgehog in ivy
The adorable hedgehog has won a public poll to discover the UK’s best-loved mammal. 
Stag beetle, Lucanus cervus
Nature writer and novelist Melissa Harrison on why public interest in wildlife is hampered by overlapping campaigns and initiatives from charities competing for attention. 
White-beaked dolphins
Researcher and medical doctor Ben Burville hopes to use 2016 to prove that one of Britain's forgotten marine mammals has a resident population off the coast of Northumbria.
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