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Discover Cardiff’s wonderful wildlife through the eyes of the animal

16 June 2016

Following the success of TAPE in 2015, RSPB Cymru and Migrations, in partnership with the City of Cardiff Council, invite you to discover the world anew this summer, through a 360 degree virtual reality experience right in the heart of Cardiff’s Bute Park.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Rare birds make a home and history at RSPB Scotland nature reserve

15 June 2016

The world’s smallest species of gull has been confirmed to be nesting in Scotland for the first time.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

RSPB Scotland's Loch Garten Osprey Centre Earns 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate Of Excellence

15 June 2016

Staff and volunteers delighted by visitor feedback

Pair of ospreys feeding chicks at eyrie

Peregrine chicks take to the skies at Malham Cove

15 June 2016

The two chicks of popular Malham peregrines have taken their first flights from the nest and are delighting visitors to the cove.

Peregrine perched on branch in front of a cliff face

Puffin muffins on the menu at Bridlington care home

14 June 2016

The residents of Mallard Court care home, in Bridlington, have created their own Puffin Muffins for a competition being held by RSPB Bempton Cliffs, to raise awareness of the plight of the puffin.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Get involved in Giving Nature a Home, your chance to save nature

14 June 2016

New data reveals further declines in sightings of some of our most familiar and favourite garden species

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Hedgehogs prove elusive but foxes parade loud and proud

14 June 2016

Londoners have revealed hedgehogs do live in London, albeit in just 6% of gardens, while squirrels and foxes dominate.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Get involved in Giving Nature a Home, your chance to save nature

14 June 2016

RSPB Scotland is calling on people to get involved in Giving Nature a Home this summer by doing at least one thing for wildlife in their garden or outdoor space, after new data revealed further declines in sightings of some of our most familiar and favourite garden species.

Hedgehog in garden

Unusual visitors wing their way to Lough Erne

10 June 2016

It’s been a bumper week for birdwatching in County Fermanagh!

Male scaup

No nesting from popular Manchester peregrines this year

10 June 2016

Unfortunately the famous Manchester peregrines have not laid any eggs this year, the RSPB has confirmed.

Peregrine perched on branch in front of a cliff face

VIP visitors blown away by RSPB Bempton Cliffs

9 June 2016

Dramatic weather didn’t dampen the spirits of VIP visitors to RSPB Bempton Cliffs last week, who experienced the award-winning nature reserve on a very wild, un-June-like day.

RSPB Bempton Cliffs reserve

Wanted: Osprey sightings

9 June 2016

RSPB Scotland is appealing for members of the public to report nesting ospreys and sightings of ospreys across Aberdeenshire and Moray

Osprey carrying trout

High-seas heroes saving albatrosses from extinction: a decade of success

8 June 2016

Albatross Task Force celebrate 10 years of success

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Magnificent ‘meadow’ blooms in Belfast

7 June 2016

Hundreds of paper flowers have been ‘planted’ in front of Queen’s University Belfast as part of a project to highlight the beauty and importance of art and nature.

Ox-eye daisies

Popular puffin walks return

6 June 2016

Puffin-lovers throughout Aberdeenshire are invited to join walks at a local nature reserve to spot them.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

David Cameron visits Rainham Marshes

3 June 2016

On a visit to RSPB Rainham Marshes nature reserve PM David Cameron says nature's safer in Europe.

New viewing platform at RSPB Rainham Marshes reserve

Goshawk nest fails in suspicious circumstances in Peak District

3 June 2016

The RSPB is appealing for information after a goshawk nest failed in suspicious circumstances at Dove Stone in the Peak District.

Immature goshawk

Puffins thriving on Fidra after removal of ‘grow-your-own toilet paper’

2 June 2016

Over 2000 puffins are thought to be nesting on the island of Fidra this spring, following years of work to remove an invasive plant.

Puffin on the Isle of May

Help the little terns!

2 June 2016

RSPB Scotland seeks help from crofters to protect rare seabird

Little tern at nest, stretching wings

Northumberland first schools do a good tern

1 June 2016

Holy Island and Lowick First schools have been doing their bit for breeding shorebirds by helping make handcrafted model little terns as part of the Northumberland Little Tern project.

Little tern at nest, stretching wings