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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

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

21 April 2016

RSPB Cymru is urging the public to make their voices heard before it’s too late, as the M4 motorway diversion threatens to cut through the heart of the Gwent Levels and irreversibly damage one of the county’s most important natural spaces

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Wake up to the sound of spring!

19 April 2016

At this time of year we can enjoy one of nature’s miracles every morning: the finest sopranos, tenors and baritones warming up their voices for the greatest concert on earth - the dawn chorus.

Robin singing from branch

Shared stories set to provide visitor's view of Dolphinwatch

15 April 2016

Visitors to RSPB Dolphinwatch are being encouraged to share their experiences on social media to help showcase Aberdeen’s amazing dolphins.

Bottlenose dolphin

Study reveals that wind farm led to reduction in number of breeding birds

15 April 2016

A new study has shown a significant reduction in the number of breeding birds following the construction of turbines at a wind farm in the north of Scotland.

Golden plover in field (winter)

RSPB fears the worst for England’s last golden eagle

14 April 2016

England’s last remaining golden eagle has failed to appear this spring, leading RSPB staff and volunteers at its Lake District home to fear the worst.

Golden eagle at eyrie

The search for swift surveyors!

14 April 2016

Any day now some special summer visitors will be winging their way to Northern Ireland.

Swift hunting insects

Have you seen a red kite?

14 April 2016

RSPB NI is calling on the public to help build a clearer picture of the country’s red kite population.

Red kite in flight

Angry birds, boxing hares and dancing adders- strange behaviour signals start of spring

13 April 2016

Angry birds, boxing hares and dancing adders- strange behaviour signals start of spring

Brown hare in green grass

Dewch i archwilio’r awyr agored yng Nghaerdydd

8 April 2016

Mae Rhoi Cartref i Fyd Natur yng Nghaerdydd yn eich gwahodd i ddathlu lansio clwb bywyd gwyllt mwyaf cyffrous Caerdydd

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Come and investigate Cardiff’s great outdoors

8 April 2016

Giving Nature a Home in Cardiff invites you to celebrate the launch of Cardiff’s most exciting wildlife club

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds