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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.

Great Crested Grebe c/o rspb Mike Langman

No. 16 - Courting Great Crested Grebes

Increased road and rail building managed to turn round the fortunes of the Great Crested Grebe.



No. 15 - Pods of Dolphins

Find out where to see one of our most engaging mammals in the sea around the British Isles.


Hare c/o rspb Chris Gomersall

No. 14 - Boxing Hares

Why do 'Mad March Hares' chase each other across the fields and appear to have 'boxing' matches?


Sea Eagle c/o Iain Erskine

No. 13 - Hunting Sea Eagles

The Sea Eagle is the UK's largest bird of prey, and the fourth largest eagle in the world.


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