Latest news

Support the Peregrine Date With Nature

Friday, 24 June 2016

Our Peregrine Date With Nature starts Monday 27 June... More...

Help the RSPB Help Swifts

Thursday, 23 June 2016

Learn about the RSPB's new national Swift Cities Project... More...

Winterbourne Downs Magnificent Meadows - Bumblebee festival

Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Enjoy bumble bees and support the "Magnificent Meadows" campaign on 2 July... More...

Battle Between Cuckoos and Reed Warblers on Life Scientific

Wednesday, 22 June 2016

The BBC does a brilliant half hour about the dark relationship between the cuckoo and the birds it tricks into bringing up its young... More...

LADYBIRD WORKSHOP WITH BRYAN PINCHEN

Sunday, 19 June 2016

What distinguishes a 2-spot Ladybird from a 10-spot Ladybird, or a Heather Ladybird from a Kidney-spot Ladybird? Find out... More...

Attracting Goldfinches to your garden

Friday, 17 June 2016

Goldfinches prefer sunflower hearts to nyger seed... More...

Cuckoo perched in tree

Thursday, 16 June 2016

It's a long, arduous and dangerous journey that faces Disco Tony the cuckoo - we wish him luck, food and speed... More...

Local Member's Picture - Roy Cowley

Friday, 10 June 2016

Fabulous Common Blue at Martin Down... More...

Wonderful Images of Salisbury's Peregrines and Chicks

Wednesday, 8 June 2016

James Fisher photographed BTO Ringer and UK Peregrine expert Ed Drewitt ringing the chicks... More...

DO YOU BAKE GOOD CAKES? PLEASE HELP US

Wednesday, 8 June 2016

We REALLY need more volunteers willing to bake cakes and scones for the annual Wimborne St Giles Cream Tea Experience and to help on the day... More...

Peregrine Chicks Ringed at Salisbury Cathedral

Tuesday, 7 June 2016

The surviving peregrine chicks at the Cathedral look healthy and are now sporting two rings. Ed Drewitt returned this year to ring the chicks with his blue rings. Both birds were also named by the cathedral staff as Raphael (code ST) and Aveline (code SC)... More...

Nightjar on ground among heather

Tuesday, 7 June 2016

Geolocators and GPS tags are greatly improving our understanding of the nightjar's habitat requirements and better informing management and conservation efforts... More...

RSPB South Wilts on Facebook

Monday, 6 June 2016

We now have a Facebook Page... More...

The Great Crane Project - Update from Slimbridge

Thursday, 2 June 2016

First crane chick hatched this year at Slimbridge... More...

Peregrine Update

Thursday, 2 June 2016

One chick has disappeared but the other 3 look very strong and healthy... More...

The Great Crane Project - Scores on the Doors

Saturday, 28 May 2016

This season has seen a record breaking number of pairs of released common cranes form and hold territories across the south west of the UK... More...

Local Members' Picture - Tony Goddard

Saturday, 28 May 2016

Pair of Puffins More...

Peregrine Tower Tours and Dates With Nature

Friday, 27 May 2016

The peregrines are doing really well so far. The chicks will probably be ringed on the 7 June... More...

Dartford warbler perching on heather

Friday, 20 May 2016

Read the latest Trip Report (Foxbury by John McCarthy) by clicking the Trip Report Tab at the top of this page... More...

Help Needed with Nightjar Surveys at Foxbury

Thursday, 19 May 2016

Could you help on one or more evening nightjar surveys at the fabulous National Trust reserve Foxbury?... More...

For more please visit our News pages.

Latest trip report

Dartford warbler perching on heather

Thursday, 19 May 2016

The Dartford warbler sat atop a gorse bush holding a fat brown caterpillar in its bill... More...

For more please see our Trip reports page.