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Shared stories set to provide visitor's view of Dolphinwatch

15 April 2016

Visitors to RSPB Dolphinwatch are being encouraged to share their experiences on social media to help showcase Aberdeen’s amazing dolphins.

Bottlenose dolphin

Study reveals that wind farm led to reduction in number of breeding birds

15 April 2016

A new study has shown a significant reduction in the number of breeding birds following the construction of turbines at a wind farm in the north of Scotland.

Golden plover in field (winter)

Orkney Nature Festival programme announced

14 April 2016

The programme for the 2016 Orkney Nature Festival has been released, featuring events ranging from snorkelling to poetry.

Guillemot coming in to land on cliff-face

RSPB fears the worst for England’s last golden eagle

14 April 2016

England’s last remaining golden eagle has failed to appear this spring, leading RSPB staff and volunteers at its Lake District home to fear the worst.

Golden eagle at eyrie

The search for swift surveyors!

14 April 2016

Any day now some special summer visitors will be winging their way to Northern Ireland.

Swift hunting insects

Have you seen a red kite?

14 April 2016

RSPB NI is calling on the public to help build a clearer picture of the country’s red kite population.

Red kite in flight

Angry birds, boxing hares and dancing adders- strange behaviour signals start of spring

13 April 2016

Angry birds, boxing hares and dancing adders- strange behaviour signals start of spring

Brown hare in green grass

Dewch i archwilio’r awyr agored yng Nghaerdydd

8 April 2016

Mae Rhoi Cartref i Fyd Natur yng Nghaerdydd yn eich gwahodd i ddathlu lansio clwb bywyd gwyllt mwyaf cyffrous Caerdydd

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Come and investigate Cardiff’s great outdoors

8 April 2016

Giving Nature a Home in Cardiff invites you to celebrate the launch of Cardiff’s most exciting wildlife club

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

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

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

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

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

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.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

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

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

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

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Canlyniadau Gwylio Adar yr Ardd RSPB Cymru

31 March 2016

Gaeaf mwyn yn hybu gweld adar bach yr ardd

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds