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17 September 2014
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About Nature's Calendar

Nature's Calendar is a natural history series on BBC Two.

Shot in beautiful locations around the country, the series offers tips on where to go to spot some of the most rare and interesting animals, birds, trees and flowers across the UK.

Autumn colours - a great time to look for flora and fauna. Image: Westonbirt

A seasonal view

PuffinNature's Calendar provides a seasonal look at the very best of what the UK countryside has to offer - from islands, woodlands and estates to meadows, wetlands and coastal areas.

The autumn series features the animals, plants and marine life of a wide variety of habitats, offering a user-friendly guide to getting out and about and enjoying them at this time of year.

We will be looking at how nature responds to the autumn season.

Highlights include rutting deer, migrating birds and a swan safari.

Once again, there will be a guide to getting out and enjoying nature for yourselves.

What's it about?

BadgerThe programme's main aim is to encourage viewers to get out, explore and discover nature for themselves.

Presenter Chris Packham and his team of three experts – earth scientist Janet Sumner, zoologist Sanjida O'Connell and botanist Mike Dilger go out and about to show you the very best winter wildlife in the UK.

During the course of the series, they visited spectacular locations such as Holy Island, the Isles of Scilly, the Cairngorms, Anglesey, the Norfolk coast and Lough Foyle.

The programme is a 'user's guide' to nature in the UK and provides a practical guide to what you can do, see and learn.


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