Spring Watch

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198B0119980406

In six programmes, Nick Baker follows the advance of spring from Land's End to John o'Groats, guided by the calls, questions and sightings of the audience.

His quest begins on the south coast.

198B0219980413

Six programmes in which Nick Baker follows the advance of spring from Land's End to John o'Groats, guided by contributions from the audience.

2: Springtide and Eastertide combine as he travels through the Home Counties and East Anglia in search of hares and pasqueflowers.

198B0319980420

Six programmes in which Nick Baker follows the advance of spring from Land's End to John o'Groats, guided by contributions from the audience.

3: The sea birds of South Yorkshire

198B0419980427

Six programmes in which Nick Baker follows the advance of spring from Land's End to John o'Groats, guided by contributions from the audience.

4: At the Scottish border, the extraordinary chorus of natterjack toads is another sign that spring is spreading.

198B0519980504

Six programmes following the advance of spring from Land's End to John o'Groats, guided by contributions from the audience.

5: Nick Baker heads into Scotland to see how far spring has sprung north of the border.

198B0619980511

Nick Baker reaches the end of his journey following the advance of spring.

Pine martens and the haunting call of divers are in store at John o'Groats.

199B0119990405

Nick Baker is back on the trail of the swallow, as he follows the advance of spring from south to north, guided by calls, questions and springtime sightings from the audience.

This week he starts in East Anglia.

199B0219990412

Nick Baker follows the advance of spring from Cornwall to the Highlands.

In this programme, he travels from East Anglia to north Wales, lending a helping hand en route to an urban colony of greater crested newts as they head for their breeding grounds.

199B0319990419

Nick Baker follows the advance of spring from Cornwall to the Highlands.

In this programme, he has an unexpected encounter with mountain hares in Sheffield, before reaching the coast of Northumberland, where he goes in search of toads.

199B0419990426

Nick Baker follows the advance of spring from Cornwall to the Highlands.

On the last leg of his journey, he crosses the border into Scotland.

He searches for the inch-high forest of Arctic willows emerging through the snow in the Highlands, and peers into a nest occupied by goldeneyes - one of our rarest breeding ducks.