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Kestrel hovering

Birds of prey

Few birds inspire awe as often as birds of prey, those athletic aerial predators that rule the roost when it comes to avian (bird) food chains.

Tufted ducks

How to identify diving ducks

The arrival of thousands more ducks to our wetlands is one of the highlights of winter. Learn about the more widespread species and some of the rarer diving ducks that can be spotted during this…

Hedgehog

Helping hibernators

During winter it’s easy to understand why some of the UK’s wildlife decides to hibernate. It’s cold, dark and resources aren’t as plentiful, so sometimes it’s better to hunker down and give the…

Spider's web

Living with spiders

Every autumn, headlines warn about spiders invading our homes. But what’s the real story with our eight-legged neighbours?