Next Episode of Springwatch is
Springwatch is an annual BBC television series which charts the fortunes of British wildlife during the changing of the seasons in the United Kingdom.
Springwatch is back broadcasting live from the Sherborne Park Estate in the Cotswolds. Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan host, with a plethora of live cameras trained on brand new nests across the Gloucestershire countryside. They are joined by Steve Backshall, the first in a series of special guests on the show this year, and by Gillian Burke, who spends the next three weeks travelling the length of the UK - starting at its northern tip in the Shetlands, where she hopes to see killer whales.
Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan are live again once more from the Gloucestershire countryside, where overnight events have already thrown up plenty of surprises. Gillian Burke is on Shetland's rugged coastline, getting up close with one of the most important breeding seabird colonies in the UK, and Steve Backshall has been out looking for adventure around Sherborne.
Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan share the latest news from the wildlife cameras over the past 24 hours, joined by Steve Backshall. We have the latest update from the raven family on the Gower, and Gillian Burke has arrived in a new part of Shetland where she is hoping to catch up with a special family of otters.
It is the end of the first week of this year's Springwatch, and the team reviews the extraordinary events that have already taken place. Gillian Burke is looking back at her week on Shetland including the orca, otters and gannets she has been following. Michaela Strachan and Chris Packham update on what has been happening on the live cameras, and Steve Backshall is on one last adventure in Gloucestershire.
Michaela Strachan and Chris Packham are joined in Sherborne by Iolo Williams, who went out with Michaela to test a golden eagle against a white-tailed eagle in a Lord of the Wings spectacular. Expect bad hobbit puns and fancy dress. Meanwhile Gillian Burke has moved south, and is just outside Leeds to see how a series of disused mines have been reclaimed as spaces for nature - with extraordinary results.
Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan are live again from the Gloucestershire countryside, where the camera team has been staking out the badger sett overnight to try to catch these elusive mammals in action. Gillian Burke is in Yorkshire investigating how bitterns have returned to this post-industrial landscape, and Iolo Williams has been out looking for adventure around Sherborne.
Live from the heart of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan share the latest news from the wildlife cameras over the past 24 hours, joined by this week's guest Iolo Williams. Gillian Burke has moved to another part of Yorkshire's industrial heartland, on the trail of more surprising conservation success stories.
It is the end of the second week of Springwatch and the team looks back at another hectic week on the Sherborne Park Estate, with Chris and Michaela joined by guests Iolo Williams and Lucy Cooke. Gillian Burke investigates Oddball, a piece of mining machinery that was once the largest machine in the world - but since being mothballed has been colonized by all kinds of birds to become what could be the largest bird box in the world.
Springwatch enters its final week as Michaela Strachan and Chris Packham update viewers on the busy weekend. With the birds getting ready to fledge and the badgers as busy as ever, the cameras have been rolling non-stop. Lucy Cooke and Patrick Aryee join Michaela and Chris in Sherborne, and Gillian Burke is on the final leg of her UK tour - this time on the very tip of her native Cornwall.
Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan are live again from the Gloucestershire countryside with badgers, blue tits and the Sherborne River camera. Patrick Aryee and Lucy Cooke are staking out the long-eared bat roost, and Gillian Burke is in Cornwall investigating the return of two cliff-top specialists - the chough and the peregrine.
Live from the heart of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan share the news from the wildlife cameras over the past 24 hours, joined by guests Lucy Cooke and Patrick Aryee. Gillian Burke is in Glasgow to meet some unlikely urban residents - water voles that are living miles from the nearest water source, right in the heart of the city.
In the final Springwatch programme of the year, the team looks back at another series on the Sherborne Park Estate, and the last series to come from the Cotswold countryside. Gillian Burke is back from her travels and joins Michaela and Chris, along with Patrick Aryee. Together they review the excitement and drama of the past three weeks, and look forward to the upcoming summer and beyond.
Kate Humble(Kate Humble)
Bill Oddie(Bill Oddie)
Michaela Strachan(Michaela Strachan)
Martin Hughes-Games(Martin Hughes-Games)
Chris Packham(Chris Packham)
Simon King(Simon King)
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