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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

Tune in to a Dawn Chorus with a difference!

28 April 2016

Join BBC Radio Ulster presenter Annie-Marie McAleese and Dr Kendrew Colhoun from RSPB NI on International Dawn Chorus Day (Sunday 1 May) as they link up with radio colleagues in RTÉ and across Europe to celebrate this ornithological opera.

Male great spotted woodpecker pecking tree

One-bed platform available now: some renovation needed but perfect for a couple looking for somewhere to raise a family

27 April 2016

A new osprey nest platform has been constructed at a local nature reserve, RSPB Scotland is delighted to announce.

Osprey carrying trout

Warm breeze of swifts to fill spring sky in coming days

27 April 2016

Flocks of swifts are expected to fill the sky over the coming days

Swifts flying at low level over rooftops

Climbing boulders raise nature experience at RSPB Rainham Marshes

26 April 2016

A pair of climbing boulders have been installed at RSPB Rainham Marshes, adding an extra dimension to the reserve's appeal.

Suffolk MP becomes national bittern champion

26 April 2016

The prospects are looking brighter for one of the UK’s rarest birds, and now it has its own champion in Westminster.

2000_1142_009 - Adult bittern wading in reedbed

Camping out for nature

26 April 2016

Camp out under the stars for nature with Big Wild Sleepout

1072842 - Big Wild Sleepout at Titchwell

Trio of eggs confirmed for Lakes ospreys

22 April 2016

Following their return at Easter, the popular pair of ospreys nesting at Bassenthwaite are continuing to impress, with female osprey KL laying three eggs in six days.

Male osprey soaring

Folk asked to scrieve o' their wunner for bonny meadows

22 April 2016

Today sees the launch of a Doric Poetry Competition to celebrate meadows, their wildlife and what they mean to people.

Bugs-eye view of wet meadow in flower

Dargyfeiriad traffordd yr M4 i ddinistrio harddwch naturiol Gwastadeddau Gwent

21 April 2016

Mae RSPB Cymru yn annog y cyhoedd i godi llais cyn ei bod yn rhy hwyr, gan fod dargyfeiriad traffordd yr M4 yn bygwth torri trwy galon Gwastadeddau Gwent a gwneud difrod di droi nôl i un o leoedd naturiol pwysicaf y wlad

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

M4 motorway diversion to destroy the natural beauty of the Gwent Levels

21 April 2016

M4 diversion would cut through four areas of Wales that are renowned for their outstanding natural beauty and importance for wildlife

Water vole in ditch


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