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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

Don't get in a flap about bats!

5 May 2015

The Partnership for Action against Wildlife Crime in Northern Ireland (PAW NI) has issued a reminder about the importance of protecting bats as they wake from their long winter hibernation.

Pipistrelle in flight at night

RSPB Scotland searches for leading lights of conservation

29 April 2015

Entries open for wildlife charity’s Nature of Scotland Awards

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

A prickle of hedgehogs and a scurry of squirrels among garden wildlife secrets

28 April 2015

RSPB Northern Ireland is encouraging people to get out and uncover the secrets of their outdoor spaces, after the second year of the charity’s Big Garden Birdwatch highlighted the importance of gardens to threatened wildlife.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

A prickle of hedgehogs and a scurry of squirrels among garden wildlife secrets

28 April 2015

RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch reinforces importance of gardens to wildlife in the Midlands.

Hedgehog foraging in leaves

A prickle of hedgehogs and a scurry of squirrels among garden wildlife secrets

28 April 2015

RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch reinforces importance of gardens to UK threatened wildlife

Slow-worm

A prickle of hedgehogs and a scurry of squirrels among garden wildlife secrets

28 April 2015

Hedgehog, squirrel and deer garden visits revealed in RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

A prickle of hedgehogs and a scurry of squirrels among garden wildlife secrets

28 April 2015

RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch reinforces importance of gardens to threatened wildlife

Hedgehog foraging in leaves

Ready, steady, sing!

27 April 2015

If you’re an early riser you’ve probably been lucky enough to hear the world’s finest sopranos, tenors and baritones taking part in the greatest concert on earth - the dawn chorus!

Song thrush singing

RSPB Scotland sets strict criteria for T in the Park

24 April 2015

Festival can go ahead as long as conditions observed, says wildlife charity

Female osprey landing at nest with moss

‘Flying start’ to see Coombes Valley’s spring stars

24 April 2015

RSPB Coombes Valley nature reserve, near Leek, is hosting a special fortnight to highlight some of their special spring stars on the reserve; pied flycatchers and redstarts.

Female pied flycatcher entering nestbox with food (taken from within nestbox)

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