A fieldfare eating berries

A fieldfare eating berries. Courtesy of Pixabay (CC0).

How well do you know your winter wildlife?

Are you familiar with the animals and plants you're likely to encounter in Britain during winter? What about the strategies and adaptations that help them survive?


British wildlife

Find out about the plants and animals that make the UK home.

Images featured in the quiz are in the public domain (CC0) apart from:

Fox standing in snow © Giedriius/Shutterstock.com

Pipistrelle bat © Giles San Martin, licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Flickr

Barn swallow © Walter Siegmund, licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Snowdrops © The Trustees of The Natural History Museum, London

Common blue © gailhampshire, licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Flickr

Grey seal pup on the beach © Nicram Sabod/Shutterstock.com

Waxwing © Michael Chatt/Shutterstock.com

'Smiling' seal pup © Steve Mann/Shutterstock.com