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Last chance to see peregrine falcons close up at Malham Cove

20 July 2015

Visitors to Malham Cove have just two weeks left to get close up to a family of peregrine falcons.

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Prepare for a summer of fun at RSPB Leighton Moss

20 July 2015

Keeping the little ones entertained this summer will be easy for families heading to RSPB Leighton Moss, as there’s a variety of wild adventures in store for all ages at the Silverdale nature reserve.

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Rare chance to discover the secret world of RSPB Ynys-hir after dark

17 July 2015

This summer families in Ceredigion are being encouraged to spend a night in nature’s home by taking part in the RSPB’s Big Wild Sleepout. Money raised will go towards saving nature.

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Rare chance to discover the secret world of Newport Wetlands National Nature Reserve after dark

16 July 2015

This summer families in Newport and the local area are being encouraged to spend a night in nature’s home by taking part in the RSPB’s Big Wild Sleepout. Money raised will go towards saving nature.

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Three is the magic number for Lakenheath cranes: rare birds fledge three young in best year yet at reserve

16 July 2015

RSPB Lakenheath Fen celebrates as two pairs of cranes fledge record three young in reserve's twentieth anniversary year.

Cranes at RSPB Lakenheath Fen reserve

Valley tots

15 July 2015

RSPB Coombes Valley nature reserve, near Leek, is launching an exciting new series of events for parents and toddlers called Valley tots. The dates for the sessions are 20 July, 17 August, 21 September and 19 October, running from 1.30 pm – 3 pm

Wild Place Your Space image

Cut back on cutting back

15 July 2015

RSPB encourages people to Give Nature a Home this summer by allowing gardens to grow

Female blackbird - BGBW 2012

Flutter along to Portmore Lough!

15 July 2015

On Saturday, 25 July flutter along to Portmore Lough near Aghalee for a Big Butterfly Count!

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Please do not disturb the terns! RSPB Scotland makes plea on behalf of breeding seabirds in Cromarty Firth

14 July 2015

RSPB Scotland has issued a plea to day-trippers and dog-walkers to take care when they are visiting the coast to look out for breeding terns.

Arctic tern sitting on nest in grass

RSPB Scotland pleased with success of osprey measures at T in the Park

13 July 2015

RSPB Scotland is pleased with the success of T in the Park at the weekend in avoiding disturbance to local breeding ospreys.

Adult male osprey in flight, Scotland

Join Iolo Williams at RSPB Conwy’s 20th birthday celebrations

13 July 2015

TV presenter and wildlife expert Iolo Williams will inspire families at RSPB Conwy’s 20th birthday party at the reserve near Llandudno Junction on Saturday 25 July 2015.

View looking over estuary with Snowdonia in the distance, RSPB Conwy reserve

Family Falcon Fun Day in Cardiff

13 July 2015

RSPB Cymru’s Falcon Fun day in Cardiff will inspire and entertain families this July

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Redrawing the Essex shoreline to give coastal nature a home

13 July 2015

With the help of our partner - Crossrail - we're providing a major boost to wetland wildlife

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Neil Mabon wins the Sandwell Valley photo competition

10 July 2015

More than 50 pictures have been posted in the RSPB Birmingham, Black Country & Warwickshire Facebook site.

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Brightly coloured day moth seen on Tiree: First record of a six-spot burnet on the island

10 July 2015

A brightly coloured moth has been recorded for the first time on Tiree by RSPB Scotland.

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Tape connects people with nature – from Paris, Milan and Tokyo – to Cardiff

7 July 2015

If you go down to the woods in Wales this summer, you will most definitely be in for a big surprise. Some trees in Cardiff will be having a major makeover, with tape being wound round them to create an interactive structure somewhere between a spider’s web and a cocoon.

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Tape connects people with nature – from Paris, Milan and Tokyo...to Cardiff

7 July 2015

An artistic installation that has caught the imagination of audiences in major cities across the world is coming to the UK for the first time this summer giving people the chance to go wild and have a completely unique experience with nature in the heart of the Welsh capital.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Tape yn troelli ei ffordd o Baris, Milan, Berlin, Tokyo...i Gaerdydd

7 July 2015

Mae gosodiad artistig sydd wedi gafael yn nychymyg cynulleidfaoedd mewn dinasoedd mawr ar draws y byd yn dod i’r DU am y tro cyntaf yr haf hwn gan roi cyfle i bobl fynd yn wyllt a chael profiad unigryw gyda natur yng nghanol prifddinas Cymru.

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All clear for Lakes osprey chicks

7 July 2015

The future is looking bright for the latest pair of Lakes osprey chicks after they passed a health check with flying colours.

Mallachie about to be returned to nest

One great turn yields 100 great terns!

3 July 2015

Nest boxes aren't just for garden birds, see how we're using them to protect the UK's rarest nesting seabird

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds