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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

Fresh hope to stem serious decline of threatened bird

24 April 2014

RSPB Scotland scientists have uncovered new evidence that could help to halt the dramatic decline of a rare upland bird.

Male ring ouzel, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland

Help us put Arun and Rother's past on the map

23 April 2014

The Arun and Rother Connections project (ARC) in West Sussex is appealing for volunteers to help with an oral history project

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Give wildlife-friendly farming a future

22 April 2014

Farmers across the country have been getting behind an RSPB NI campaign to urge the Stormont Executive to adequately fund agri schemes – initiatives which deliver for wildlife and their habitats.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Scotland’s Big Nature Festival Returns

22 April 2014

Thousands of wildlife and nature lovers are expected to flock to the third annual Scottish Birdfair on the 10th and 11th May making it the biggest and best yet.

Family at Labrador Bay

Last week for entries to the ‘Big Picture’ Photography competition

19 April 2014

Entries have been pouring in for the ‘Big Picture’ photography competition celebrating the wildlife, landscape and the people of the Greater Thames Estuary

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Award for stone-curlew protection project on Downton Abbey estate

17 April 2014

Partnership between RSPB and the landowner on the estate where Downton Abbey is filmed bears fruit

Adult stone-curlew at nest with eggs, Breckland, Norfolk

Grey squirrel tops wildlife survey

17 April 2014

For the last 36 years people have been recording the birds which land in their gardens and local green spaces during the RSPB’s annual Big Garden Birdwatch. But this January, for the first time, the charity also asked people to keep a look out for other wildlife which visits during the year – from squirrels to badgers and frogs

Grey Squirrel

Garden wildlife revealed

17 April 2014

World’s biggest wildlife survey reports a chorus of frogs hopping around in our gardens but our native squirrels are in the red

Common frog

Award for stone-curlew protection project on Downton Abbey estate

16 April 2014

Partnership between landowners and the RSPB bears fruit

Adult stone-curlew at nest with eggs, Breckland, Norfolk

Water companies must prove they mean business on the environment

15 April 2014

A new report published today, Tuesday 15 April, by the Blueprint for Water coalition on the environmental plans of water companies reveals a yawning gap between the best and worst performers in England and Wales.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Contacts

  • UK Press office: 01767 681577
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  • Wales: 029 2035 3007
  • E-mail: pressoffice@rspb.org.uk