British Wildlife


British Wildlife is a bi-monthly subscription-only natural history magazine published by NHBS Ltd in Totnes, Devon, England.

British Wildlife
EditorGuy Freeman
PublisherNHBS Ltd
FounderAndrew Branson
Year founded1989
First issueOctober 1989
CompanyNHBS Ltd
CountryUnited Kingdom

History and profileEdit

British Wildlife was first published in October 1989 and was based in Basingstoke. The founder is Andrew Branson. The magazine is subtitled "the magazine for the modern naturalist". Individual issues are B5 in size. The first three volumes had colour covers, but from volume 4 onwards the design changed to a white background with dark blue text for the title, and a photograph or painting on the front cover. Regular features include the "wildlife reports", which cover recent records and findings by taxonomic group, and "conservation news", which is compiled by Sue Everett.

In 2013, British Wildlife Publishing, the publisher of the magazine, was acquired by Osprey Publishing.[1] In that year, the magazine had nine thousand subscribers. In 2014, Osprey was acquired by Bloomsbury Publishing.[2]

Since 2016, British Wildlife magazine has been published by NHBS Ltd.[3]


  1. ^ "Osprey buys British Wildlife Publishing". The Bookseller. Retrieved 19 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Bloomsbury buys Osprey". The Bookseller. Retrieved 19 January 2015.
  3. ^ "NHBS acquires British Wildlife and Conservation Land Management magazines". The Hoopoe. Retrieved 7 March 2016.