29 July 2015
New research shows that the Birds Directive - one of the laws set to be reviewed by the European Union - has had a huge impact in protecting Europe’s most threatened bird species.
28 July 2015
Conservationists fit satellite tags to three Montagu’s harriers in East Anglia to learn about our rarest breeding bird of prey.
A male osprey which hatched in the Lake District in 2013 has returned home – after an epic 10,000 mile journey crossing 30 countries.
27 July 2015
Amazing video shows fifty-plus smoothhound sharks thrashing around in shallow water at our new Medmerry nature reserve in West Sussex.
24 July 2015
An exclusive performance of a two-man show will take place at the new seabird centre at Bempton Cliffs from 7.30 pm on the 31 July.
23 July 2015
On August 8, the RSPB and Oxford University will be welcoming families to camp under the stars and discover what really goes bump in the night at Oxford University’s famous wild woods as part of the annual RSPB Big Wild Sleepout.
From 11 am – 4 pm on Sunday 2 August, RSPB Sandwell Valley is inviting families for a special celebration; after a five year wait the brand new visitor centre, Nature’s Reach, will be opening its doors and hosting a Wildlife Festival like no other.
22 July 2015
Fancy helping to give nature a home this summer holiday? Then why not join one of the Giving Nature a Home events at RSPB Marshside for family-fun and wildlife activities
RSPB Coombes Valley nature reserve, near Leek, kicked off its matchbox challenge yesterday, a self-led series of events held throughout the Summer holidays, exploring the beauty of the smaller things in life.
21 July 2015
The management of our uplands has become a burning issue, as a new scientific paper reveals.
A new study led by the RSPB Centre for Conservation Science has revealed the extent of moorland burning across Britain’s upland areas
17 July 2015
This weekend RSPB Saltholme, near Stockton-on-Tees, is kicking off a summer season filled with family fun.
The first summer at the new seabird centre at RSPB Bempton Cliffs promises to be full wonderful ways to while away the long sunny days.
16 July 2015
Ever wondered what creatures lurk in the saltmarsh at RSPB Marshside? This summer holiday, it’s the perfect time to find out by joining the RSPB for a Saltmarsh Safari adventure.
RSPB Lakenheath Fen celebrates as two pairs of cranes fledge record three young in reserve's twentieth anniversary year.
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
RSPB encourages people to Give Nature a Home this summer by allowing gardens to grow
13 July 2015
With the help of our partner - Crossrail - we're providing a major boost to wetland wildlife
10 July 2015
More than 50 pictures have been posted in the RSPB Birmingham, Black Country & Warwickshire Facebook site.
Staff and volunteers at RSPB Saltholme, a nature reserve just outside Stockton-on-tees, are inviting the public along to a weekend of good old fashioned countryside fun, as their flock of Shetland sheep get their annual haircu
A brand new elevated viewing platform known as the ‘Skytower’ has been installed at RSPB Leighton Moss nature reserve and visitors are being invited to come and experience this bird’s-eye view of the site.
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.
The RSPB is hosting a special event in Cumbria to celebrate the success of Skydancer, an award-winning project aimed at promoting the conservation of hen harriers, England’s most threatened breeding bird of prey.
The RSPB is hosting a special event in Lancashire to celebrate the success of Skydancer, an award-winning project aimed at promoting the conservation of hen harriers, England’s most threatened breeding bird of prey.
It’s smiles all round for staff and volunteers at RSPB Hesketh Out Marsh after efforts to create a safe home for a record-breaking bird have proven to be successful.
6 July 2015
Thousands of people in West Yorkshire are being encouraged to spend a night in nature’s home next month by taking part in the RSPB’s Big Wild Sleepout.
Thousands of people in Cumbria are being encouraged to spend a night in nature’s home next month by taking part in the RSPB’s Big Wild Sleepout
Nature conservation charity, the RSPB, is looking for farmers in the Forest of Bowland who are looking for support to help wildlife thrive on their land.
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 UK’s rarest breeding seabird, the roseate tern, is enjoying a bumper breeding season on RSPB Coquet Island with a hundred pairs currently nesting at the Northumberland site.
2 July 2015
There can’t be many seven year old girls who prefer bird song to the songs of One Direction but then Gracie Mae Mortimer is quite unusual.
Durham police and the RSPB have launched an appeal for information after a peregrine falcon was found shot in Bishop Middleham, County Durham last month
30 June 2015
RSPB urge Government not to overlook wildlife in their response to climate change
The RSPB is hosting a special event in Northumberland to celebrate the success of Skydancer, an award-winning project aimed at promoting the conservation of hen harriers, England’s most threatened breeding bird of prey.
26 June 2015
Visitors at RSPB Fairburn Ings are currently being treated to fantastic, close-up (and very cute) sights of avocet chicks.
That’s the question BBC 1’s Countryfile presenter, Ellie Harrison, asked the seabird monitoring team at RSPB Bempton Cliffs earlier this month and their explanation was featured in the broadcast on Sunday 21 June.
25 June 2015
Now is the time to increase seabird protection to counter ever increasing threats
One of the UK’s largest seabird colonies celebrates 150 years of protection this year and with an increasing number of threats facing seabird colonies in the UK, the RSPB is urging that the laws protecting them are strengthened.
24 June 2015
The RSPB Blacktoft Sands reserve near Goole in East Yorkshire is now able to offer more volunteering opportunities to nature local lovers, due to funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).
A popular Lake District tourism business has once again helped the RSPB to give nature a home by raising more than £850 for the nature conservation charity.
The migration route of a UK breeding turtle dove has, for the first time, been revealed by the RSPB today. It's valuable data in the conservation fight to help save the species from UK extinction.
22 June 2015
A pair of the UK’s rarest birds of prey have chosen RSPB Blacktoft Sands on the Humber to raise a family.
18 June 2015
The Nene Valley, an RSPB Futurescape, a Nature Improvement Area (NIA) and a special site for nature and people, was awarded funding from Sciencewise ERC and Natural England to develop an inspirational art project with the help of the local community.
The bittern - once extinct in Britain - has reached new heights
17 June 2015
Thousands take a stand in the global fight against climate change
15 June 2015
Rare spider not seen in Britain since 1912 spotted in Dorset
9 June 2015
The Swansea Bay tidal lagoon could make an important contribution to the UK's renewable energy targets, but it must work in harmony with nature
8 June 2015
Lancashire Police and the RSPB are appealing for any information on bird which had nest.
3 June 2015
Puffin, fulmar, kittiwake and Balearic shearwater all listed as endangered and vulnerable in new “red” list of European birds
A new assessment of European birds has revealed that nearly one fifth (18 per cent) are at risk of extinction across the European Union. The main threats? Habitat loss, climate change and increasingly intensive farming.
The partnership forms part of Aldi’s 25th anniversary celebrations and will see carrier bag profits donated to the RSPB. In the Midlands; Birmingham and Black Country children are already getting close to nature thanks to the partnership scheme.
2 June 2015
We've teamed up with supermarket chain Aldi to help get children back in touch with nature.
Four male hen harriers have disappeared this summer in England while away from their nests
29 May 2015
RSPB offers swift advice to UK Local Authorities
22 May 2015
The Bee Coalition has reacted with dismay to news that the National Farmers' Union is attempting to sidestep an EU ban on neonicotinoids, pesticides known to be harmful to bees.
20 May 2015
RSPB encourages people to keep a look out for UK's rarest breeding bird of prey
15 May 2015
The RSPB's Roy Taylor begins his 68 mile Trans Pennine Trail challenge
14 May 2015
There is a wonderful wildlife spectacle to witness on the Ribble Estuary as the breeding season gets underway.
Hundreds of seabirds are arriving at Preston Marina for the breeding season after making the epic journey from West Africa.
RSPB Coombes Valley, near Leek, is giving you the chance to learn all about our fascinating woodland wildlife by piecing together clues and becoming a wildlife detective.
100 voluntary organisations across the UK have joined forces to call for the protection of Europe’s natural environment.
11 May 2015
The RSPB commends the Environment Agency’s decision to refuse two water abstraction licence renewal applications that were threatening rare wildlife.
8 May 2015
It’s time to pick up a pencil and get creative as staff at RSPB’s Ribble Discovery Centre launch a competition to find the best new designs for a popular badge making activity.
The train soon to be standing at Bempton railway station is the spring bank holiday, Puffin Special.
Three nesting male hen harriers have vanished in Lancashire in as many weeks in unexplained circumstances.
Three nesting male hen harriers have vanished in Lancashire in as many weeks, in unexplained circumstances.
On Thursday 14 May, Hanson Aggregates, Staffordshire County Council and RSPB will be joining forces to officially open a new footbridge across the River Tame south of Tamworth, within Middleton Lakes RSPB Nature Reserve.
7 May 2015
Suffolk coast wetland nature reserve expansion will help create “network of homes for wildlife” in Suffolk landscape
5 May 2015
Join the Eastern Moors Bats above Froggatt Edge, on Saturday 30 May and find out all there is to know about the mysterious night-time creature, the bat.
28 April 2015
RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch reinforces importance of gardens to wildlife in the Midlands.
Hedgehog, squirrel and deer garden visits revealed in RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch
24 April 2015
RSPB Coombes Valley nature reserve, near Leek, is hosting a special fortnight to highlight some of their special spring stars on the reserve; pied flycatchers and redstarts.
On Sunday 26 April, RSPB Sandwell Valley will be inviting families to join them in the reserves wildlife garden to take part in lots of fun ‘hands on’ activities, all about attracting wildlife into gardens and green spaces.
22 April 2015
Workers from UK construction company, Cold Clad, were on hand recently to help out the RSPB at Sandwell Valley nature reserve near West Bromwich.
Two of the largest nature organisations in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire are working together to protect important places for wildlife in the Upper Thames region.
Fire has damaged part of our Farnham Heath reserve, setting conservation back ten to fifteen years.
BTO Wetland Bird Survey highlights importance of UK's wetlands
21 April 2015
Not one, but two ospreys have returned to Bassenthwaite this year, sparking hopes for yet another successful year for the Lake District Osprey Project.
20 April 2015
There’s no telling what magical moments you might experience aboard one of the unforgettable seabird cruises to RSPB Bempton Cliffs.
14 April 2015
The developers behind London's Garden Bridge open discussions to explore ways to help pollinators cross the River Thames.
9 April 2015
RSPB challenges wildlife lovers to go back to basics with Big Wildl Sleepout 2015
1 April 2015
Starlings hang on to the second spot, but third place is taken for the first time by house sparrows in the world’s largest school wildlife survey.
Visitors to Malham Cove this weekend will have an extra Easter treat – the chance to watch two peregrine falcons in action.
26 March 2015
January’s Big Garden Birdwatch highlights the importance of West Sussex’s gardens to the future of house sparrows, starlings and blue tits.
January’s Big Garden Birdwatch highlights the importance of Surrey’s gardens to the future of house sparrows, starlings and blue tits
January’s Big Garden Birdwatch highlights the importance of Kent’s gardens to the future of house sparrows, starlings and blue tits
January’s Big Garden Birdwatch highlights the importance of Hampshire’s gardens to the future of house sparrows, starlings and blue tits
January’s Big Garden Birdwatch highlight the importance of East Sussex’s gardens to the future of house-sparrows, starlings and blue tits
January’s Big Garden Birdwatch results highlight the importance of Berkshire’s gardens to the future of house-sparrows, starlings and blue tits
London's Big Garden Birdwatch has highlighted the importance of private gardens to the future of some of our favourite birds.
But visits to gardens made by wrens, robins and blackbirds up from last year.
A record breaking year for Big Schools' Birdwatch
BBC Springwatch at Easter returns to an RSPB reserve
The RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch was once again revealed some exciting and interesting changes among our most popular garden birds
24 March 2015
Staff at RSPB Sandwell Valley nature reserve are looking to the local community for help. Most people local to the reserve know by now that a brand new visitor centre, with the best views in the valley, will be opening this summer.
20 March 2015
RSPB Coombes Valley Nature Reserve, near Leek, is hosting an Easter trail for the Easter holidays; it’s an opportunity for you and your family to come and discover woodland in a fun way.
18 March 2015
The Government's intention to create a marine protected area around Pitcairn is a massive boost for wildlife conservation in the UK's Overseas Territories
Partnership will demonstrate how to protect and enhance the biodiversity of development sites - benefitting the economy, creating employment and improving health and wellbeing.
The RSPB re-launch the Hen Harrier Hotline to search for the rare birds
The RSPB's Vote for Bob campaign long listed in Westbourne100 Change Opinion Awards