EXPLORE EPISODE FOUR - 28 to 25

Bringing to life spectacles of natural wonder on our doorstep

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Explore episode 4
Nature’s Top 40 counts down to the UK’s number one wildlife spectacle. Wildlife experts ranked suggestions from the public to compile the UK’s Top 40.

Bats c/o Natural England and Hammett

No. 28 - Roosting Bats

Seventeen species of bats can be found in Britain from two main families - find out about their roosting habits.

 

Large copper butterfly c/o Natural England

No. 27 - Butterflies

Butterflies boast some have the most vivid colours of any of the UK’s wildlife. In summer the spectacle of clouds of butterflies is a sight to behold.

 

Tern

No. 26 - Arctic Terns

The Arctic Tern is a maritime bird which visits the British Isles when it can often be seen dive bombing passers by!

 

Pine Marten c/o Natural England and Robert Glendell

No. 25 - Pine Martens

The Pine Marten is a slender, colourful and shy creature with a red-brown coat and long chocolate coloured bushy tail.

 

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