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RSPB goes off the straight and narrow to give salmon a home in Cumbria

8 April 2016

The RSPB is helping to give spawning salmon and other wildlife a home in Cumbria by restoring part of a Lake District river to its former glory.

Salmon jumping in white water

Big Garden Birdwatch results for Dundee

6 April 2016

In Dundee, the top three remained the same as in 2015 with house sparrows, starlings and blackbirds tmost frequently spotted

Blackbirds in garden

Big Garden Birdwatch results for Perth and Kinross

6 April 2016

Big changes in Perth and Kinross top three: chaffinches pipped house sparrows to first and blue tits knocked blackbirds out

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Big Garden Birdwatch results for Moray

6 April 2016

In Moray, the top three were unchanged: blackbirds remained third but chaffinches knocked house sparrows off the top spot

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Big Garden Birdwatch results for Fife

6 April 2016

In Fife, the top three remained the same as in 2015 with house sparrows, starlings and blackbirds most frequently spotted

Male house sparrow about to land

Big Garden Birdwatch results for Angus

6 April 2016

In Angus, compared to 2015, house sparrows remained top with starlings second, but blue tits replaced blackbirds in third

Blue tit using RSPB peanut feeder

Manchester peregrines celebrate milestone year

4 April 2016

Manchester peregrines are back for their 10th anniversary in the heart of the city and continue to capture people’s attention.

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Big Garden Birdwatch results for Aberdeenshire

4 April 2016

In Aberdeenshire, the top three was the same as 2015 with house sparrows top, but chaffinches replaced starlings in second

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Big Garden Birdwatch results for Aberdeen

4 April 2016

In Aberdeen, the top three remained the same as in 2015 with house sparrows, blackbirds and starlings the most spotted

Coal tit on mossy twig

Dolphinwatch is back for its fourth year!

1 April 2016

Today sees the launch of Aberdeen’s fourth annual Dolphinwatch – a project helping people experience one of the UK's best wildlife spectacles

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31 March 2016

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RSPB Cymru’s Big Garden Birdwatch results

31 March 2016

Mild winter boosts sightings of smaller garden birds

Fluffy long-tailed tit

RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch results: Mild winter boosts sightings of smaller garden birds

31 March 2016

Long-tailed tits return to RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch top 10

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Starlings are top of the tree in NI wildlife survey

31 March 2016

The results of the RSPB’s annual Big Garden Birdwatch survey have been released today (31 March) and reveal some interesting information about our local feathered friends.

Adult starling on bird feeder

RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch results: Mild winter boosts sightings of smaller garden birds

31 March 2016

In excess of half-a-million people joined in the world’s largest garden wildlife survey turning their eyes to the garden to watch and count over eight million birds during the 37th RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch

Male house sparrow in grass

London's Big Garden Birdwatch 2016 results

31 March 2016

Big Garden Birdwatch 2016 results from Londoners shows a surge in goldfinches, while starlings move out of the Capital's gardens.

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Big Garden Birdwatch 2016 results for Berkshire

31 March 2016

Surveys of Berkshire's gardens found long-tailed tits are on the rise, while blackbirds suffered a 30% slump since 2010.

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Surrey's Big Garden Birdwatch results published

31 March 2016

Results from this year's Big Garden Birdwatch in Surrey show long-tailed tits have doubled in a year, while blackbirds dwindle.

Long-tailed tit feeding 11 chicks

RSPB Scotland Big Garden Birdwatch results are in

31 March 2016

Across Scotland over 36,000 people joined in the world’s largest garden wildlife survey during the last weekend in January 2016.

Fluffy long-tailed tit

RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch results: Mild winter boosts sightings of smaller garden birds in Cheshire

31 March 2016

More than 519,000 people across the UK took part in the 2016 Birdwatch including more than 9,000 from Cheshire

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