British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published eight times a year, this subscription magazine bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.
313 The Grand Surprize – a short account of the long history of butterfly vagrancy in Britain
324 Natural reflections
325 The Environmental Improvement Plan – is it fit for purpose?
333 Habitat management news
Compiled by Conservation Management Advice, RSPB
335 Monitoring five decades of change in the UK’s rarest breeding birds through citizen science: the Rare Breeding Birds Panel
Mark Eaton, David Stroud, Ian Francis, David Norman, Helen Baker, Mark Holling, Andrew King, Andrew Stanbury and Dawn Balmer
346 Wild story
347 When does autumn fall?
Tim Sparks, Fritha West and Kate Lewthwaite
351 Flying kites – a view from Wales
352 The Cotswold Water Park – can nature coexist with large-scale recreation?
Peter Holmes, Matthew Millett and Ben Welbourn
361 Naturally opinionated
362 Wildlife reports
Compiled by Guy Freeman
382 Conservation news
Compiled by Sue Everett
388 Twitcher in the swamp
389 Book review & Letters