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Two more red kites found illegally killed in North Scotland

28 August 2015

Two more red kites have been confirmed by Scottish Government testing to have been illegally killed in north Scotland.

Flying red kite

Major breakthrough in fight to save Asian vultures from extinction

27 August 2015

A major step for the future of vultures in Asia was announced by the Indian Ministry of Health yesterday [26 August] when a ban of multi-dose vials of human formulations of diclofenac, which is responsible for the death of tens of millions of Asia’s vultures, came into force with immediate effect.

White-rumped vulture

RSPB NI Members' Day 2015

27 August 2015

This year’s RSPB Northern Ireland Members’ Day will be held at the recently refurbished Belfast Window on Wildlife (WOW) nature reserve.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

RSPB NI welcomes rural funding announcement

26 August 2015

RSPB Northern Ireland has welcomed the announcement that the Northern Ireland Rural Development Programme (RDP) has been approved by the European Commission.

Threatened species thrive in the Antrim Hills

26 August 2015

Threatened species are thriving in the Antrim Hills thanks to the hard work of local landowners, new figures from RSPB Northern Ireland have revealed.

Curlew profile

A Tern for the Better

26 August 2015

Rare breeding bird successes in south coast harbours

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Hangry* birds – don’t forget to fill up those feeders

21 August 2015

RSPB member snaps amazing picture of flock of hungry juvenile starlings

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

New report reveals 25 million birds illegally killed in the Mediterranean every year

21 August 2015

BirdLife International report highlights 25 million birds killed illegally in the Mediterranean every year

Illegally trapped robin on limestick, Cyprus

Locals take a look at the Lookout

19 August 2015

A new viewing tower on the peatlands at Forsinard in the Flow Country has been completed and officially opened.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Dolphinwatch 2015 makes three times the splash!

19 August 2015

Record numbers of people visited Aberdeen’s third annual RSPB Dolphinwatch, which ended on Sunday.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Government needs to keep fracking promise, says RSPB

18 August 2015

RSPB calls on Government to keep fracking promise

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

World's biggest nature celebration arrives in UK's smallest county

17 August 2015

World’s biggest nature celebration arrives in UK’s smallest county

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Call for tots to join the Little Ducklings at RSPB’s Ribble Discovery Centre

17 August 2015

A new tots group will launch next month at the RSPB’s Ribble Discovery Centre and staff at the Fairhaven Lake venue are on the lookout for mini explorers to join the fun.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Hardest hit wildlife shows signs of recovery on RSPB reserve

14 August 2015

Wildlife hardest hit by 2013 tidal storm surge shows signs of recovery on RSPB reserve

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Dolphinwatch 2015 to go out with a splash!

14 August 2015

Preparations are underway for the celebration event that will take place on the last weekend of Dolphinwatch 2015.

Bottlenose dolphin

Flows to the Future Project: Field Centre Contract Awarded

14 August 2015

The pioneering vision of the Peatlands Partnership to make the dramatic and extensive flow country a centre of European research and innovation excellence has taken a significant step forward.

View over bog pools at Forsinard

New National Nature Reserve will be UK’s largest

13 August 2015

The Great Trossachs Forest has been approved as a National Nature Reserve by the Board of SNH.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Havergate Island wardens rediscover species feared lost in 2013 storm surge

13 August 2015

Wardens at the RSPB’s Havergate Island nature reserve have rediscovered several species they had feared had lost from the island

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

RSPB Scotland welcomes new gull guide

13 August 2015

RSPB Scotland has welcomed the release of Aberdeen City Council’s new leaflet “Living with Urban Gulls: Survivors Guide”.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

RSPB-led consortium named as preferred bidder to manage Sherwood Forest Country Park and new visitor centre

12 August 2015

An RSPB-led consortium has been named as the preferred bidder for a new visitor centre and to manage the stunning natural habitats within Robin Hood's Sherwood Forest Country Park.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds