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Conservation partnership calls on Highland Council to protect the environment

9 August 2016

Charities highlight the importance of the environment and wildlife for tourism and the Highlands economy in submission to council

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

UK first as experts use GPS to keep tabs on elusive stone-curlews

8 August 2016

Ground-breaking research carried out in East Anglia uses GPS tracking technology to shed light on rare bird behaviour

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Dolphinwatch celebrates the Olympics in style, with nature’s best Scottish athletes

8 August 2016

RSPB Dolphinwatch in Aberdeen is celebrating the end of this year’s project with an Olympic-themed family fun 'fin'ale.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Tern up for a seabird spectacle at RSPB Point of Ayr

8 August 2016

One of Britain’s most threatened seabirds, the little tern, has successfully nested at the Point of Ayr on the RSPB Dee Estuary nature reserve for the second year running.

Little tern at nest, stretching wings

Batty adventures at RSPB Leighton Moss

8 August 2016

To finish off a summer of night-time adventures at RSPB Leighton Moss, visitors are invited to take part in a special bat themed walk from 7-9.15 pm on Saturday 26 August.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

RSPB calls for UK Government support for ‘deep water’ renewable energy

8 August 2016

RSPB is calling for a renewed commitment by the UK Government to renewable energy on the day a Government consultation closes on whether support for renewable energy projects should continue beyond 2020.

Wind farms, nr Burnley, close up, blades frozen

Pupils uncover surprise species at Saltholme

7 August 2016

Young scientists have discovered a new beetle at RSPB Saltholme, never before seen on the nature reserve.

Free wild summer fun for families in Aberdeen thanks to RSPB Scotland and Aldi

5 August 2016

RSPB Scotland and supermarket Aldi, aim to reveal the wild side of the City and bring families closer to nature

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Hen Harrier event at RSPB reserve calls for action to save Hen Harriers

4 August 2016

The UK's down to three active hen harrier nests. We're calling for urgent action to stamp out illegal persecution.

Chris Packham

Hen harrier chicks tagged at home of UK Submarine Service

4 August 2016

Two young hen harrier chicks have been satellite tagged at an MoD base in Argyll as part of a national RSPB project.

Female hen harrier flying low

Last chance to see Bassenthwaite ospreys up-close

2 August 2016

Visitors to Bassenthwaite have just a few weeks left to get up close to the lake’s popular family of ospreys.

Adult male osprey in flight, Scotland

New bug recorded for first time in Scotland

2 August 2016

A new bug has been officially recorded in Scotland for the first time after being discovered by an RSPB Scotland volunteer.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Celebrate the wonderful wildlife of RSPB Hodbarrow

1 August 2016

A special family fun day at RSPB Hodbarrow is set to be held this month and visitors are invited to join in the celebrations.

Seven-spot ladybird on Spanish bluebell

Go wild this summer at RSPB Burton Mere Wetlands

1 August 2016

Visitors are invited to a summer of wild activities at RSPB Burton Mere Wetlands.

Black-tailed godwits

Scottish gardens alive with wildlife after dark thanks to warm July

28 July 2016

People taking part in RSPB Scotland’s annual Big Wild Sleepout this weekend (29 – 31 July) are in for a busy night of wildlife watching.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

UK gardens alive with wildlife after dark thanks to warm July nights

28 July 2016

Warm July nights have lead to an explosion of wildlife in UK gardens

1072842 - Big Wild Sleepout at Titchwell

Treuliwch noson yn y gwyllt ar Ynys Echni

27 July 2016

Penwythnos yma mae teuluoedd yng Nghaerdydd a’r cyffiniau’n cael eu gwahodd i dreulio noson yng nghanol byd natur trwy gymryd rhan yn ddigwyddiad Cysgu Dan y Sêr RSPB Cymru.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Spend a night in the wild on Flat Holm Island

27 July 2016

This weekend families in and around Cardiff are invited to spend a night in nature’s home by taking part in RSPB Cymru’s Big Wild Sleepout.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

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.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

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.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds