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Welcome to the RSPB's Media Centre, we are here to help you produce great stories.

Providing you with topical news, features and comment is just the start. You can also find the contact details of our national and regional media officers across the UK, our press release archive and details of the resources we can provide to help you. We place a very high value on quality media coverage and we look forward to working with you to achieve this.

The stories we tell reflect the RSPB's leading role as a campaigning charity working to save threatened birds and wildlife, the special places they depend on and the environment that supports them.

Our unique combination of practical land management and cutting edge policy work is supported by sound science and more than a million members, including the world's largest wildlife club for young people.

Latest press releases

Threatened waders enjoy record breeding season in East Anglia

24 November 2014

2014 has been the most successful breeding season in recent years for the lapwing in East Anglia.

Lapwing - adult female in breeding habitat pasture

Walkers Shortbread celebrates woodland partnership with RSPB Scotland

24 November 2014

Tree planting ceremony held at Abernethy to mark partnership

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Conservation heroes honoured at Nature of Scotland Awards

21 November 2014

Conservation heroes from across Scotland have been honoured at the third annual RSPB Nature of Scotland Awards.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Lapwing numbers boosted by RSPB nature reserves

21 November 2014

Conservationists are thrilled that lapwings, birds which have been disappearing from the UK, have had a successful 2014 breeding season in grassland habitats managed by the RSPB.

Female lapwing in rushy pasture, Northumberland

A Record-Breaking Year for the Cirl Bunting Reintroduction Project

20 November 2014

Cornwall’s re-introduced population of cirl buntings has this year seen its best ever breeding productivity, with 39 pairs producing over 100 fledglings at the Roseland site. With the population showing every sign of becoming established, this novel project to reintroduce a passerine in Europe has so far been a great success.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

RSPB Scotland seeks views on the management of water at Insh Marshes

17 November 2014

Conservation charity to host drop-in session to hear views of local community as it prepares to commission study

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Christmas woodland wonderland

14 November 2014

In the magical run-up to Christmas, RSPB Coombes Valley is giving visitors the chance to celebrate the festive season in a woodland wonderland.

Close up of fallen leaves in autumn

The time to save the hen harrier is now

13 November 2014

The RSPB is today urging Defra to publish the workable elements of the Hen Harrier Action Plan, which the Society believes could bring about the recovery of one of England’s most beleaguered birds of prey.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

A night at the Gallery to help save Scottish icon

12 November 2014

Aberdeen Art Gallery opens its doors for a special event in recognition of one of Scotland’s rarest birds – the capercaillie.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Great news for migratory birds as two historic global agreements are reached to help save them

10 November 2014

The Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) has agreed a set of guidelines to tackle causes of poisoning and ratified a groundbreaking Action Plan to save more than 400 bird species.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds


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