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PHEASANT

PHEASANT Phasianus colchicus Length              70-90 cm Wingspan        80-85 cm Weight              1.4 kg Population     […]
PHEASANT

BUZZARD

Meet the model – Bernie the Buzzard – Buteo buteo By Graham Stewart  The Buzzard is now the most common and widespread of all the birds of prey in the […]
BUZZARD

THE JACKDAW

Say hello to the Jackdaw , Corvus monedula The Jackdaw is Britain’s smallest black crow ( a family of birds collectively known as corvids), which also includes ravens, crows, rooks, […]
THE JACKDAW

THE JAY

Meet the Model – Jasmine the Jay The Jay or Garrulus glandarius is undoubtedly the most colourful member of the crow family of birds Family name Corvidae. The genus term, […]
THE JAY

THE ROBIN

The Robin , Erithacus rubecula. The Robin , a familiar sight in British gardens and parks is a small rounded bird with a distinctive red plumage on it’s breast. A […]
THE ROBIN

THE DUNNOCK

The Dunnock Dunnocks , Prunella modularis are native to the UK and large areas of Europe with their range spreading as far as Lebanon, northern Iran, and the Caucasus. The […]
THE DUNNOCK

THE FOX

The Fox Words and images by Peter Hanscomb The Red Fox , Britains only remaining wild canine . Probably no other wild animal devides  public opinion  in the U.K. quite […]
THE FOX

CHIFFCHAFF

Chiffchaff The Chiffchaff , Phylloscopus collybita is a small leaf warbler, with a plain olive green plumage with brown hints and buff underparts. Chiffchaffs are almost indistinguishable from Willow warblers […]
CHIFFCHAFF

GOLDCREST

Meet the model Gayna the Goldcrest The Goldcrest ,  Regulus regulus is Britain’s smallest bird at just 9cm in length, and weighs in at just 5.5g . If not for the […]
GOLDCREST

THE HEDGEHOG

Copyright Fergals Images Say hello to Hetty the Hedgehog ( Erinaceus europaeus ) The Hedgehog is one of Britain’s favorite small mammals,once common in our towns and villages but now […]
THE HEDGEHOG

THE SWAN

Meet the Model – Simon the Mute Swan The mute swan , Cygnus olor , is the UK’s most widespread species of swan, this iconic bird is a member of […]
THE SWAN

THE OTTER

The Otter ,Lutra lutra is Britain’s largest member of the Weasel Family , leading an amphibious lifestyle in our rivers, lakes and river estuaries. By the 1960s they were on […]
THE OTTER

BLACKCAP

Meet the Model – Brian the Blackcap The blackcap , Sylvia atricapilla is a grey warbler with a distinctive black cap. It is a member of the Sylviidae family of […]
BLACKCAP