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Put on a festive feast for garden birds this Christmas but avoid killer turkey fat

18 December 2014

The RSPB is urging people to put on a festive feast to fatten up garden birds this Christmas, but to avoid leaving out the potentially dangerous leftover contents of their Christmas dinner roasting tins.

Song thrush eating hawthorn berries in snowy hedgerow

Conviction for English egg collector who ‘exported’ crimes to Bulgaria

22 October 2014

An English egg collector has been handed a six month prison sentence, suspended for three years, and a 5000 Lev (£2024) fine after pleading guilty to the illegal possession of 16 birds’ eggs and three taxidermy specimens by a court in Burgas, Bulgaria.

Bulgaria seized eggs

Growing support to save the Peak District’s upland peatlands

22 October 2014

A range of organisations including local councils and wildlife groups are backing an RSPB campaign to bring about the end of burning on deep peat, a harmful practice that is destroying parts of the Peak District.

Round-leaved sundew, Drosera rotundifolia

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

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Date: 26 May 2009



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.

Take to the hills this winter!

20 January 2015

Grab those walking boots: it’s time to blast away the cobwebs and stroll off all that Christmas chocolate. Check out these amazing RSPB sites for the best Northern winter walks.

Mountain hare running down hillside

Get involved and count the wildlife that’s counting on you!

20 January 2015

Join us for the 36th annual Big Garden Birdwatch from 24-25 January 2015. All you need is a pencil, a piece of paper and an hour of spare time during the weekend.

Goldfinches feeding from a garden feeder

Take some time to go wild outside

8 January 2015

Have you ever been out walking and stumbled across an unexpected sign of life? Not an old sweet wrapper or a dropped glove, but a mark left behind by curious adventurers.

Boy with muddy hands


Events coming up in the next 7 days.

There are currently no events in Greater Manchester in the next 7 days. However, there are some in these neighbouring counties:

Local groups


Over 17,000 people around the UK give their time for the RSPB. Listed below are just a few ways you can volunteer in the local area.

Manchester Peregrines 'A Date With Nature' Assistants.
Vote for sea-eagles!
Manchester Social Media Assistant
Act for Nature!
Vote for Bob

Job vacancies

There are currently no job vacancies in Greater Manchester.

However there may be suitable vacancies in these neighbouring counties.