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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

Derwen hynod Cwm yr Esgob ar y rhestr fer Coeden y Flwyddyn 2016

28 September 2016

Mae coeden hynod sydd wedi’i lleoli ar safle RSPB Carngafallt ym Mhowys wedi cael ei rhoi ar y rhestr fer yng nghystadleuaeth Coeden y Flwyddyn Coed Cadw 2016, sydd wedi’i noddi gan Loteri’r Cod Post.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Cwm yr Esgob veteran oak tree shortlisted for Tree of the Year 2016

28 September 2016

A veteran oak tree situated on RSPB Carngafallt in Powys has been shortlisted in the Woodland Trust Tree of the Year 2016 competition, sponsored by Postcode Lottery.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Build a home for nature at Fairhaven Lake - Ribble Discovery Center

27 September 2016

With the nights drawing in, the RSPB and Friends of Fairhaven Lake group are teaming up for a special ‘Winter Homes’ event and are inviting visitors along to help give nature a lakeside home.

Fairhaven Lake, Lytham

RSPB and local farmers work together to save the curlew

27 September 2016

Pilot project to improve habitat of threatened wading birds completed

Curlew profile

RSPB submits plans for new visitor centre at Sherwood Forest

27 September 2016

RSPB-led consortium submits planning application to Newark and Sherwood District Council for a new visitor centre at Sherwood Forest.

RSPB logo

RSPB Scotland comments on ASC climate change progress report

27 September 2016

RSPB Scotland says the ASC report shows that not enough progress is being made to make our fragile natural environment more resilient to climate change.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

New report reveals the 'State of Nature' in Northern Ireland

27 September 2016

The latest ‘State of Nature’ report, which reveals how local habitats and species are faring, has been launched to mark the start of Northern Ireland Environment Week at Stormont.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Ringing the reedlings – another successful year for special birds at RSPB Leighton Moss

26 September 2016

Autumn is certainly on its way and at RSPB Leighton Moss nature reserve in Silverdale, that means some of its most secretive residents – the bearded reedlings, are coming out of hiding, offering visitors a greater chance of spotting these elusive birds.

Male bearded tit hiding in reedbed

Red Deer rutting on the Eastern Moors

26 September 2016

As the red deer rutting season approaches, the team on the Eastern Moors in the Peak District is busy planning an array of exciting and engaging activities to help visitors get a closer look.

Red deer

Un o bob 14 rhywogaeth yng Nghymru yn wynebu difodiant

23 September 2016

Dydd Mercher 21 Medi, bydd cynghrair o fwy na 50 o gyrff cadwraeth blaenllaw o bob rhan o Gymru yn uno i bwysleisio sefyllfa byd natur yng Nghymru.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds


  • UK Press office: 01767 681577
  • Out of hours: 0300 121 0475
  • Northern Ireland: 028 9049 1547
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  • E-mail: Please note this email address is for the use of journalists who wish to contact our media teams. We are unable to respond to general enquiries - please see the Contact us page if you are not a print, digital or broadcast journalist or researcher