Adonis Blue Butterfly Lysandra Bellargus The Adonis Blue butterfly is a British butterfly. This family of blue butterflies can be quite difficult to identify as they can look quite similar. Nowadays with man's land use, the environment has changed too much - there are too
Wild Rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus Wild rabbits are so delightful and amazing survivalists. They were thought to have been brought to Britain in the 12th century for sport, food and fur. Escaping their rabbit enclosures they soon spread far and wide becoming the most successful colonisers.
Kingfisher Bird Alcedo atthis Swift on the wing and clinical in attack, kingfishers are assisted by their amazing ocular faculty. Adaptable between monocular in flight, and binocular in the dive, the kingfisher is able to judge its course with breath-taking precision. During winter, this is
Red Squirrel Sciurus vulgaris The red squirrel is Britain's only native squirrel. These squirrels who have white or pale brown tail hairs are thought to be the only true British red squirrels. Those that do not have these paler tails may be descended from Scandinavian
Puffin Bird Fratercula arctica What an endearing seabird is the puffin sometimes nicknamed the 'sea parrot'. A puffin has a bright red, dark blue and yellow bill ideal for carrying their favourite food - sand eels. Sometimes their bills are full of sand eels hanging
Purple Emperor Butterfly Apatura Iris The purple emperor butterfly is one of the most beautiful British butterfly species. The male is sometimes nicknamed ‘His Majesty’. He has a deep blue and purple sheen upon his wings. The female is only brown in colour. At a