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BBC Autumnwatch 2016

October 11, 2016

BBC Autumnwatch

BBC Autumnwatch returns this year at the RSPB Arne Nature Reserve in Dorset, where they will host the wildlife television programme starting on the 24th October 2016.

Hosted by presenters Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan and Martin Hughes-Games, celebrating its 10th anniversary, Autumnwatch has returned to our screens after the succession of the previous episodes. One of the UK’s largest live outdoor broadcasts will bring viewers the best and the very latest wildlife action for its four day showing.

With the very latest wildlife action, filmed in one of the largest natural harbours in the world, Autumnwatch will show a range of habitats that creates such a selection of wildlife at RSPB Arne Nature Reserve in Dorset.

RSPB Arne Nature Reserve, Dorset

Returning to the popular nature reserve where they will broadcast for four days starting from the 24th October. The RSPB Arne Nature Reserve is made up of lowland heath and woodland, river, estuaries, marshes and coastal scenery. With a variety of wildlife to see including Dartford warblers, nightjars, plus species including butterflies, dragonflies and moths, Autumnwatch will be showing the very latest action.

Featured animals

Autumnwatch will be featuring some wildlife wonders, the crested tit will make an appearance with its ‘bridled’ face pattern and its black and white crest. Also featured is the jay, the most colourful member of the crow family and starlings, with their distinctive murmuration, to mesmerise its viewers. There will be many more species shown throughout the series.

As of yet the schedule of the programme is a surprise for viewers!

Times of broadcast

The show will return for four days in October broadcasting on:

Monday 24th October at 8pm,
Tuesday 25th October at 8pm,
Wednesday 26th October at 9pm,
Thursday 27th October at 8pm.

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  1. I think you should name the young female eagle Artemis, Greek goddess of wilderness, the hunt and wild animals

  2. Thoroughly looking forward to the latest autumnwatch the lighthearted humour of the presenters and the fantastic cover of the wildlife make a good blend of natural top gear

    1. Hi Scott, yep it looks like this year’s Autumnwatch should be quite good. Crested tit, Arctic tern and Starling murmurations. Lots to watch and enjoy.