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Do you have the fun-draising factor?

3 March 2015

Every year, the fantastic energy and enthusiasm of fundraisers help RSPB Cymru raise thousands of pounds to help nature and wildlife in Wales.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

New research provides farmers with techniques to help turtle dove recovery

3 March 2015

New research could provide turtle doves with extra food, giving hope to their recovery.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Bristol, European Green Capital 2015, hosts key Nature and Wellbeing Summit

27 February 2015

A Nature and Wellbeing Summit will be hosted in Bristol next week as a part of the city's year as European Green Captial

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Celebrating 30-year partnership to save stone-curlews in the Brecks

26 February 2015

30 years of joint conservation work has turned around the fortunes of stone-curlews in the Brecks

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Seriously injured buzzard discovered on Yorkshire estate

26 February 2015

Police and RSPB issue joint appeal following the discovery of a injured buzzard

Buzzard in field

RSPB Scotland responds to application to hold T in the Park at Strathallan Castle

24 February 2015

RSPB Scotland has responded to the application to move T in the Park to a new venue at Strathallan Castle.

Adult male osprey perched in early morning sunlight, Scotland

New homes for threatened birds across the Galloway Hydro Scheme

19 February 2015

RSPB Scotland has been working with ScottishPower to give nature a home along the Galloway Hydro Scheme.

Male pied flycatcher at nestbox

Lapwing numbers at record high on RSPB Malltraeth Marsh reserve!

19 February 2015

Numbers of breeding lapwings are going from strength to strength on RSPB Malltraeth Marsh reserve on Anglesey in north Wales.

Lapwing - adult female in breeding habitat pasture

Game farm owner found guilty of pole trap offence

17 February 2015

The owner of Westfield Farm, Cropton, North Yorkshire, has been found guilty of permitting the use of a pole trap on the farm on 11 June 2014, and has been fined £4,000 at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Police and RSPB appeal for help to identify wildlife criminals

17 February 2015

Goshawk nest footage reveals men repeatedly visiting area in what appears to be an attempt to kill the birds.

Goshawk flying

Help tackle the housing crisis during National Nest Box Week

17 February 2015

The RSPB is challenging nature lovers all over the country to embrace the BTO’s National Nest Box week by putting up a nest box in their gardens

Blue tit inspecting nestbox

Barratt Developments and RSPB breathe (wild)life into new build housing

16 February 2015

Partnership will demonstrate how to protect and enhance the biodiversity of development sites - benefitting the economy, creating employment and improving health and wellbeing

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

RSPB delight that Government listens to public concerns over threat to Lodge Hill wildlife site

13 February 2015

We're delighted that Government has listened to public concerns over threat to Lodge Hill wildlife site in Kent.

Nightingale on a hawthorn bush

Love birds

13 February 2015

North Norfolk nature reserve perfect place for nature lovers: RPSB members get engaged at Snettisham overlooking The Wash

Flock of waders landing on mudflats at sunset

Golden eagle numbers to be revealed by fourth national survey

12 February 2015

One of Scotland’s most iconic birds will be the subject of a fourth national survey to see how its population is faring.

Golden eagle profile

Celebrities show the love in latest Ridley Scott film

11 February 2015

Ridley Scott Associates (RSA) has created a 101sec film as part of the Show the Love campaign for Valentine's Day.

Emilia Fox

Police and RSPB appeal for information on shooting of protected bird

11 February 2015

Norfolk Police and RSPB appeal for information about shooting of little bustard in Norfolk in January.

Little bustard (male) in Spanish meadow

Prepare to be WOWed!

9 February 2015

The countdown is on to the re-opening of one of the best places to see birds and wildlife in Northern Ireland!

Black-tailed godwits

Pupils at Paget Primary School joined world’s biggest school wildlife survey

8 February 2015

Pupils with special needs at Paget Primary School in Erdington, Birmingham took part in the world’s biggest school wildlife survey for the very first time.

Girl doing Big Schools' Birdwatch

Record-breaking Birdfair to help save our seas

6 February 2015

Seabird conservation receives a £280,000 boost thanks to an amazing and record-breaking fundraising effort by the BirdFair team.

Balearic shearwater