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Gone Girls: Threatened birds of prey disappear without trace

24 September 2014

Two young satellite-tagged hen harriers have vanished in Lancashire in unexplained circumstances.

Tagged Hen Harrier - Bowland

RSPB celebrates returning ‘home’ to Manchester with a fun-filled festival

12 September 2014

People of all ages enjoyed a celebration of nature’s home last weekend as the RSPB and Manchester City Council invited everyone to discover the wildlife in the Mersey Valley.

Girl having face painted at British Birdwatching Fair

Festival fever in the Mersey Valley

21 August 2014

A festival with a difference is set to be held in Manchester next month, to connect people with nature in the Mersey Valley.

Kids running about

Places to visit

Visit a nature reserve or get up close to exciting birds at a Date with Nature event

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MAP - Woodlark in North West England

MAP - Woodlark in North West England

306Kb, PDF

Date: 26 May 2009

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Projects

RSPB science, conservation and farming projects in your area.

8 July 2014Improving breeding habitats for Ring Ouzels
13 November 2009Operation Tree Sparrow

Featured news

Selected local stories from the RSPB.

New report reveals scale of declines of UK migratory birds wintering in Africa

16 October 2014

The migration of millions of birds across the face of the planet is one of nature’s greatest annual events. Every spring some species move north, while every autumn those same species move south, very often linking continents.

Cuckoo stretching wings

Lottery Award win for RSPB bird of prey project

15 September 2014

An RSPB initiative aimed at protecting hen harriers has won this year’s National Lottery Award for Best Education Project.

Female hen harrier in flight

Don’t let the turtle dove become the UK’s ‘passenger pigeon’, says RSPB

1 September 2014

On the 100th anniversary of the extinction of North America’s passenger pigeon today, the RSPB is highlighting the plight of the turtle dove, which is currently halving in number every six years.

Pair of turtle doves foraging

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Job vacancies

There are currently no job vacancies in Greater Manchester.

However there may be suitable vacancies in these neighbouring counties.