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Winterwatch 2022: presenters with Gillian Burke and Chris Packham of BBC series, and when it starts on TV

Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan, Iolo Williams and Megan McCubbin will host Winterwatch 2022.

<p>Chris Packham, wearing a green puffy coat, in a winter-y forest (Credit: BBC/Jo Charlesworth)</p>

Chris Packham, wearing a green puffy coat, in a winter-y forest (Credit: BBC/Jo Charlesworth)

Winterwatch 2022: who presents with Chris Packham, how to watch live cameras, and when does it start?

Winterwatch begins on BBC Two on January 18 2022, returning for an eight-episode run that looks at the natural world.

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Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan, Iolo Williams, and Megan McCubbin will host.

Here’s everything you need to know about the return of Springwatch this year.

What is it about?

Winterwatch is a nature programme that offers a thoughtful look at the wonders of the natural world.

This is the winter edition of the popular programme Springwatch.

Who will present it?

Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan host Winterwatch. They will present live from Norfolk.

They’re joined by non-rhyming hosts Iolo Williams and Megan McCubbin. Iolo will present from the Isle of Mull, while Megan McCubbin will present from Castle Espie in Northern Ireland.

Poet Rob McFarlane will also appear in the sixth episode of the series.

Will Gillian Burke present Winterwatch 2022?

Winterwatch regular Gillian Burke will not present live this year, the BBC have revealed, due to personal reasons.

While Gillian Burke will still appear in pre-recorded segments, Megan McCubbin will present from Castle Espie in Burke’s place.

The BBC has confirmed that Gillian Burke will return for Springwatch later this year.

Where is it filmed?

Winterwatch is filmed in a number of different locations across the UK

Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan will be presenting from Wild Ken Hill in Norfolk. In the second episode, they will look at the survival strategies of local beavers.

Meanwhile, Iolo Williams will present from the Isle of Mull, looking at a Hen Harrier roost, a family of eagles, and a group of otters.

Megan McCubbin will take a look at wildlife across Northern Ireland. In the third episode, Megan will look inside an egret roost after dark, revealing a world we rarely get to see.

How can I watch it?

Wintereacth begins on BBC Two at 8pm on January 18. The series is 8 episodes long, and will air daily on weeknights.

How can I find the Winterwatch live wildlife camera?

You can also follow Winterwatch’s live wildlife cameras from 10am to 10pm every day from January 17 to January 28 on the BBC website.

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