Our work

Our work

Our work
You might be surprised to read that our work is far broader than nature reserves and Big Garden Birdwatch. Read more about what else we do.
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  • Scottish Nature Notes

    For The Love Of.......

    Jim Densham, Senior Land Use Policy Officer with RSPB Scotland, talks about a new climate change campaign we're working on alongside our partners in Stop Climate Chaos Scotlan d. For The Love Of....... We all know about climate change. We've...
  • Martin Harper's blog

    What a wonderful world

    It's cold, the days are getting shorter, man-flu will soon set in for the winter and so I am on the look out for good news to lift the gloom. Here then are 25 positive stories which have been compiled by my colleague Andy Evans who heads our Nature...
  • Saving Species

    Wader success in North Kent

    Guest blog by Alan Johnson, RSPB Area Manager I used to get quite gloomy when I thought about the prospects for wetland birds in the UK. In my role as the Area Manager for the RSPB’s reserves in Kent, I have a particular responsibility for the...
  • Martin Harper's blog

    Fact or fiction?

    Despite what an article by Robin Page in today’s Daily Telegraph may lead you to believe, we’re doing a lot for red squirrel conservation, have been for a number of years and plan to continue with this work. In fact, we hope to do even more...
  • Bird flu updates

    H5N8 avian influenza confirmed

    Defra animal health laboratory has confirmed that the outbreak in East Yorkshire is the H5N8 strain. This is the same strain as that which has caused outbreaks among poultry in Germany and the Netherlands in the last week. However there are no known...
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#thankyour Hero #5 #thankyou

Skydancer has been nominated for Best Education Project in the National Lottery Awards 2014! Vote for...
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'Flying' female

Female hen harrier showing off her flying skills as part of the Skydancing Circus Show, at Greenhead...
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A sneek peak of rehearsals for the big performance

The 'female hen harrier' examines her precious egg during rehearsals for the Skydancing Circus...
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A winter's snack

A female hen harrier carries a tasty vole back to her winter roosting spot on the Dee Estuary. (c...
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Beautiful view over North Tynedale

View from The Gun Inn, North Tynedale, on our volunteer training evening for the hen harrier nest protection...
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Carnival Games

Children attempt to feed the hen harriers with beanbag voles at the Hen Harrier Carnival, as part of...
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Colourful flapping hen harriers

Children and families made over 140 of these over the two days at Newcastle Green Festival! Download...
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Colourful harriers

Pupils at Hallbankgate Village School colour in their very own hen harriers.
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Communal Roost

In winter evenings, hen harriers group together in communal roosts of anywhere between 2 and 10 birds...
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Creative collage 2

One of the finished moorland collages created by children from Newsham Primary School, Blyth and West...
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Creative collages

Children from Newsham Primary School, Blyth, get one step closer to earning their Hen Harrier Hero Awards...
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Deep in the heather

Female hen harrier near her nest - photo by James Leonard
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