The secret life of hedgehogs

With the hedgehog stirring from its winter slumber, David Profumo takes a closer look at the secret life of the so-called British porcupine.

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British finches: A simple guide

From the rose-pink-breasted bullfinch to the crimson-faced goldfinch and the brown-striped twite, Britain’s finches are characterful birds of a feather, says David Tomlinson.