Go Be Wild!
Let's learn together about the wonderful natural world of Britain!
This site is about celebrating the every-day wildlife that we have, just outside our own doors in towns, cities and countryside.
If you want to learn more about a specific animal, insect or bird, then go to the Fact File. It is constantly growing, with new species being added all the time.
There are also monthly in-depth stories in the Features section, as well as a Wild Times diary to let you know what to keep an eye out for nature-wise in the coming month. In Wild Reads the best of the wild-life and nature inspired books are recommended.
Don't forget to check out Go Be Wild on Twitter and Facebook too.
I hope you enjoy the site as much as I do!
PLEASE NOTE: NO PHOTOGRAPH OR IMAGE FROM THIS SITE SHOULD BE REPRODUCED WITHOUT MY PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT. ALL IMAGES ARE OWNED BY BARBARA COPPERTHWAITE UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED.
Stretching its wings and tail feathers, this Treecreeper enjoyed the spring sunshine.
These day-flying moths are pretty enough to be confused with butterflies
Caught in the act of nest-building in this cosy hole
This early bird definitely caught the worm!
You know summer is almost here when the countryside is blanketed with fields of bright yellow rape
Striking a pose, the increasingly rare Gatekeeper butterfly