wildlife

Essex little owls win wildlife photographer’s affection

A family of little owls has captured the heart of a wildlife cameraman in Essex. Russell Savory has been observing an adult male for eight years at its home in a derelict barn near Maldon….


Kai Botha achieves ‘Everest’ dream for Manx wildlife charity

Image copyright Kai Botha Image caption Mr Botha spent just 15 minutes at Everest base camp due to the freezing temperatures A South African now living on the Isle of Man said he has “fulfilled…


Avon Wildlife Trust fears new homes ‘a threat’ to bats

Image copyright John J Kaczanow Image caption Greater horseshoe bats are one of the UK’s biggest with a wingspan of almost 16in (40cm) Wildlife custodians say they fear for colonies of protected bat species if…


Winter birds thrill Norfolk wildlife photographers

A gathering of winter visitors has attracted crowds of birdwatchers and photographers to a Norfolk police station. The waxwings were spotted eating berries from a rowan tree outside the building in Long Stratton. The birds,…


Polar bear boosts Highland Wildlife Park’s visitor numbers

Image copyright RZSS Image caption Polar bear cub Hamish has attracted record visitor numbers to the Highland Wildlife Park The birth of the first polar bear cub in the UK in 25 years has led…


Dundee scientists claim wildlife crime breakthrough

Image copyright Abertay University Image caption The research was carried out by Abertay University Scientists say they have been able to recover fingerprints from bird feathers that have been exposed to wind and rain for…


Broads Authority cameras capture garden wildlife

Free cameras handed out to photograph wildlife in gardens and communities have captured a series of close-up glimpses of animals. The Broads Authority, covering Norfolk and Suffolk, is offering the cameras to individuals and groups…


Wildlife models: The art class with a difference

As the world’s population becomes more urbanised, how can we reconnect with nature? Children’s book illustrator Jennie Webber is the entrepreneur behind Wildlife Drawing – life drawing classes with a twist. From wolf dogs to…


Living Planet 2018 report: ‘Step up’ call over Welsh wildlife

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThis captive breeding project in Brecon aims to give water voles a fighting chance of a revival One in 14 wildlife species in Wales is at risk…


New atlas of Scotland’s west coast marine wildlife

Image copyright Kerry Froud A marine wildlife conservation group has created an atlas of Scotland’s west coast to show where discoveries have been made over the last 15 years. The Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust…


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