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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

RSPB issues challenge to shooting community as illegal bird of prey killing continues in the Midlands

31 October 2014

Illegal persecution continues to deprive the UK countryside of our native birds of prey and the RSPB is challenging leaders in the shooting community to acknowledge this and taken real action to stop the killing.

Deadperegrine

Nene Valley Nature Fest

31 October 2014

On Saturday 8 November and Sunday 9 November, the RSPB and the Bedford, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire Wildlife Trust are welcoming visitors for a weekend of nature events to celebrate the importance of the Nene Valley Nature Improvement Area (NIA).

Close up of walking boots on footpath

Shot, poisoned, persecuted - the killing of our iconic Welsh birds continues

31 October 2014

The story of illegal persecution of birds of prey in Wales continues as the latest RSPB’s Birdcrime report released today (30th October 2013) reveals. The RSPB Investigations Unit received reports of 46 incidents of wild bird crime occurring in 2013 in Wales, which accounted for 9% of the UK incidents reported in Birdcrime 2013.

Buzzard landing on ground

Embrace spiders this Halloween, ‘the real nightmare would be a world without them’

31 October 2014

Halloween is here, and according to the RSPB, it happens to be the best time of year to see some of Britain’s biggest spiders. With so many benefits to nature and your garden, it’s time to start to embrace our eight-legged friends rather than be running scared.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Embrace spiders this Halloween, ‘the real nightmare would be a world without them’

31 October 2014

Halloween is here, and according to the RSPB, it happens to be the best time of year to see some of Britain’s biggest spiders.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Embrace spiders this Halloween - the real nightmare would be a world without them

31 October 2014

Embrace spiders instead of running scared of them this Halloween

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Bird Atlas team scoop RSPB’s most prestigious award

30 October 2014

The RSPB has awarded the team behind the latest bird atlas for Britain and Ireland with the RSPB Medal, for their outstanding contribution to conservation

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

A challenge to the shooting community as illegal bird of prey killing continues

30 October 2014

The RSPB issues a fresh challenge to the shooting community as the 2013 Birdcrime report shows illegal persecution continues

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Act for Nature: Calls for new law to support recovery of nature and improve people's wellbeing

29 October 2014

Charities are today challenging political parties to act for nature.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

UK Government has ‘the perfect opportunity to solve some of the biggest conservation problems facing the world’, say two leading wildlife charities

27 October 2014

Today [Monday 27 October], the UK Government has ‘the perfect opportunity to solve some of the biggest conservation problems facing the world in one stroke’, according to experts from wildlife charities the RSPB and WWT.

Red kite in flight

Contacts

  • UK Press office: 01767 681577
  • Out of hours: 01767 681577 (answerphone)
  • Northern Ireland: 028 9049 1547
  • Scotland: 0131 317 4100
  • Wales: 029 2035 3007
  • E-mail: pressoffice@rspb.org.uk