Farmland in the Usk Valley backed by Pen y Fan and Cribyn mountains, Brecon Beacons National Park, Powys, Wales

UK wildlife

The animals and plants that inhabit the UK represent a rich and varied biodiversty on our doorstep. From the beautiful adonis blue and marsh fritillary butterflies to the strange brook lamprey and the majestic oak, you can discover more about our wonderful wildlife through the BBC's film archive.

Alien animals and plants helping UK wildlife.
How to identify UK reptiles.
How to identify UK amphibians.
All you need to know about British birds.

Why is Britain a wildlife migration hotspot?

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