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First British-born little gulls have taken their first flight

27 July 2016

Young birds take first flight at RSPB Scotland nature reserve making their parents Britain’s first ever successfully breeding little gulls.

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Help needed to support Dumfries and Galloway’s swifts

26 July 2016

Dumfries and Galloway's swifts are losing their homes, and help is needed to support the remaining population.

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Missing link opens across sleeping giant

22 July 2016

New path connects communities in Fife and Perth & Kinross over Benarty Hill, locally known as the Sleeping Giant

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Liven up your school holidays with a summer of fun at Fairhaven Lake

22 July 2016

The RSPB and Lancashire Wildlife Trust are teaming up for a summer of outdoor fun for all the family at Fairhaven Lake.

The beach at Fairhaven Lake

Local artist’s exhibition to be held at RSPB Geltsdale

22 July 2016

Christina Hargraves is set to show her latest exhibition ‘Meadows’ at RSPB Geltsdale and visitors are invited to see her work in the gallery space at the Hallbankgate nature reserve.

Heather moor at Geltsdale

Wildlife of West Canvey Marsh to get new homes as part of £250k Thames Estuary wetland project

22 July 2016

Wildlife of West Canvey Marsh to get new homes as part of £250k Thames Estuary wetland project

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Fermanagh to feature on Countryfile!

22 July 2016

County Fermanagh is set to take centre stage on popular BBC show Countryfile later this month.

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Illegal bird traps discovered on Deeside grouse moor

22 July 2016

RSPB Scotland has appealed for information following the discovery of illegally-set spring traps in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park.

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Angus, are you ready for your Big Wild Sleepout?

21 July 2016

Families in Angus are being urged to spend a night under the stars for the RSPB’s annual Big Wild Sleepout.

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Rare chance to discover the secret world of RSPB Scotland Loch Leven after dark

21 July 2016

Nature lovers are being encouraged to spend a night under the stars for the RSPB’s annual Big Wild Sleepout.

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One year on: Partnership sees Aldi donate over three quarters of a million pounds to RSPB

21 July 2016

Partnership sees Aldi donate over three quarters of a million pounds to RSPB

Family at Rye Meads

Creating a buzz at Loch Leven

21 July 2016

RSPB Scotland Loch Leven celebrates small things as the bumblebee meadow path officially opens and the Big Butterfly Count begins

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For Peat’s Sake – Save Hoddlesden Moss

19 July 2016

RSPB campaigns to prevent wind farm plan that could destroy rare habitat and harm bird life

Close up of short-eared owl in flight

RSPB Scotland statement on offshore windfarm judicial review decision

19 July 2016

RSPB Scotland is encouraged by the decisions of the Court, which have recognised the huge risks from these four offshore windfarms on Scotland’s internationally important areas for seabirds

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RSPB Scotland statement on offshore windfarm judicial review decision

19 July 2016

In January 2015 RSPB Scotland challenged Scottish Ministers’ consents for four large offshore windfarms in the outer firths of the Forth and Tay.

Wind farms, nr Burnley, close up, blades frozen

Last chance to see Malham peregrines up close

18 July 2016

Visitors to Malham have just two weeks left to get up close to the Cove’s popular pair of peregrine falcons.

Adult peregrine in flight

RSPB Dungeness nature reserve to host Free Open Day at historic site on the Kent south coast

17 July 2016

RSPB Dungeness open day holds a new attraction this year, a reserve extension including historic concrete pre-WWII "sound mirrors".

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Osprey parents endure snow, rain and wind to raise three healthy chicks

15 July 2016

Visitors to the Lodge Forest Visitor Centre in Aberfoyle can expect plenty of on-screen wildlife action this summer from ospreys, owls, red squirrels and more.

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Osprey chick takes to the skies at Bassenthwaite Lake

15 July 2016

The famous chick of the popular Bassenthwaite osprey pair has taken her first flights from the nest.

Male osprey soaring

Sleep under the stars with RSPB Cymru

15 July 2016

Grown-ups and children alike are in for a treat this July as RSPB Cymru is once again urging nature lovers to spend a night under the stars for its annual Big Wild Sleepout.

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