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New research provides farmers with techniques to help turtle dove recovery

3 March 2015

New research could provide turtle doves with extra food, giving hope to their recovery.

Turtle dove standing on grass

Bristol, European Green Capital 2015, hosts key Nature and Wellbeing Summit

27 February 2015

A Nature and Wellbeing Summit will be hosted in Bristol next week as a part of the city's year as European Green Captial

Kids using binoculars outside Kelvingrove Museum

Celebrating 30-year partnership to save stone-curlews in the Brecks

26 February 2015

30 years of joint conservation work has turned around the fortunes of stone-curlews in the Brecks

Two stone-curlews on a stone-curlew plot

Seriously injured buzzard discovered on Yorkshire estate

26 February 2015

Police and RSPB issue joint appeal following the discovery of a injured buzzard

Buzzard in field

Seriously injured buzzard discovered on Yorkshire estate

26 February 2015

Humberside Police and the RSPB are appealing for information following the discovery of a buzzard that had sustained injuries consistent with illegal trapping

Buzzard taking off

Look to the skies with RSPB Saltholme

25 February 2015

RSPB Saltholme is celebrating Europe's biggest solar eclipse for 16 years with a very special event.

RSPB Saltholme Visitor Centre & bare branches silhouetted against a wintery sky

RSPB secures Peak District wildlife for future generations

25 February 2015

The RSPB has signed a deal with water company United Utilities that will help secure the long-term future for nature in the Peak District National Park.

Dovestones Reservoir from Alphin Hill

Northumberland volunteers needed to protect rare seabird

24 February 2015

Nature-loving volunteers in Northumberland are needed this summer to help reverse the fortunes of one of the UK’s rarest seabirds.

Little tern chicks

Game farm owner found guilty of pole trap offence

17 February 2015

The owner of Westfield Farm, Cropton, North Yorkshire, has been found guilty of permitting the use of a pole trap on the farm on 11 June 2014, and has been fined £4,000 at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court

Illegal pole trap Westfield farm, Cropton, North Yorkshire, 11 June 2014

Help tackle the housing crisis during National Nest Box Week

17 February 2015

The RSPB is challenging nature lovers all over the country to embrace the BTO’s National Nest Box week by putting up a nest box in their gardens

Blue tit inspecting nestbox

Barratt Developments and RSPB breathe (wild)life into new build housing

16 February 2015

Partnership will demonstrate how to protect and enhance the biodiversity of development sites - benefitting the economy, creating employment and improving health and wellbeing

GNaH sign

Help tackle the housing crisis during National Nest Box Week

14 February 2015

The RSPB is challenging nature lovers all over the country to embrace the BTO’s National Nest Box week by putting up a nest box in their gardens ahead of the bird nesting season.

Nestbox building

RSPB delight that Government listens to public concerns over threat to Lodge Hill wildlife site

13 February 2015

We're delighted that Government has listened to public concerns over threat to Lodge Hill wildlife site in Kent.

Nightingale singing from a hawthorn bush

Love birds

13 February 2015

North Norfolk nature reserve perfect place for nature lovers: RPSB members get engaged at Snettisham overlooking The Wash

Flock of waders landing on mudflats at sunset

Share the love this National Nest Box Week at RSPB Saltholme

12 February 2015

Saturday the 14 February is not only the most romantic day of the year, but it’s also the start of National Nest Box Week.

Nestbox on tree

Time to spring into action with a day of fun in the Mersey Valley

12 February 2015

Prepare for the arrival of spring and join the RSPB and Manchester City Council for a spring-themed Discovery Day in the Mersey Valley this month.

Children looking at an insect

Celebrities show the love in latest Ridley Scott film

11 February 2015

Ridley Scott Associates (RSA) has created a 101sec film as part of the Show the Love campaign for Valentine's Day.

Emilia Fox

Police and RSPB appeal for information on shooting of protected bird

11 February 2015

Norfolk Police and RSPB appeal for information about shooting of little bustard in Norfolk in January.

Little bustard (male) in Spanish meadow

Pupils at Paget Primary School joined world’s biggest school wildlife survey

8 February 2015

Pupils with special needs at Paget Primary School in Erdington, Birmingham took part in the world’s biggest school wildlife survey for the very first time.

Children doing Big Schools' Birdwatch

Record-breaking Birdfair to help save our seas

6 February 2015

Seabird conservation receives a £280,000 boost thanks to an amazing and record-breaking fundraising effort by the BirdFair team.

Balearic shearwater

Record breaking year for RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch – but the work isn’t over yet

5 February 2015

A record number of people took part during the weekend of the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch with over 115,000 survey submissions and incredible four million birds counted over two days.

Fieldfare in frosty bush

RSPB creates wildflower meadow for butterflies at Stonehenge

5 February 2015

RSPB creates wildflower meadow for butterflies at Stonehenge

Common blue butterfly

On the lookout for skydancers

5 February 2015

The RSPB is asking people to keep their eye out for hen harriers

Female hen harrier in flight

Goldilocks and the Three Binoculars

30 January 2015

There is no ‘one size fits all’ when it comes to binoculars and telescopes. You need to look through them, feel the weight and understand how they work to find the right pair for you.

Man and boy using binoculars

Record breaking year for RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch – but the work isn’t over yet

30 January 2015

This year was a record breaking year for Big Garden Birdwatch - but survey submissions still need to be made

Fieldfare in frosty bush

Pupils at Paget Primary School prepare to join world’s biggest school wildlife survey

28 January 2015

Pupils with special needs at Paget Primary School in Erdington, Birmingham, are all ready to take part in the world’s biggest school wildlife survey for the very first time.

Children doing Big Schools' Birdwatch

New report shows we should all value nature, says RSPB

27 January 2015

The RSPB welcomes a new report by the Natural Capital Committee (NCC), which shows that investment in nature will support the country’s economic growth.

View of Calvert Jubilee reserve

Dog Walkers take a lead in protecting ground nesting birds

26 January 2015

RSPB Farnham Heath’s recruiting Dog Ambassadors. They’ll urge responsible dog owners to keep dogs on leads in the bird-breeding season.

Man walking dog

Get down and dirty at RSPB Saltholme

26 January 2015

Next Monday is World Wetlands day and to celebrate, RSPB Saltholme is inviting people along to take part in a day of practical volunteering.

RSPB Phoenix group on reserve walk, RSPB Saltholme nature reserve

Life through a lens with RSPB Fairburn Ings

26 January 2015

Nature spotting can be great fun and very exciting, but unfortunately wildlife isn’t always willing to stand close enough for us all to get a good look - this is where binoculars and telescopes come in handy.

Children watching ospreys at the British Birdwatching Fair, Rutland Water

Big Garden Birdwatchers should 'look at their gardens through the eyes of a bird', says the RSPB

23 January 2015

World’s biggest garden wildlife survey takes place Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 January

Great spotted woodpecker male bird, perched on a branch in garden

Take to the hills this winter!

20 January 2015

Grab those walking boots: it’s time to blast away the cobwebs and stroll off all that Christmas chocolate. Check out these amazing RSPB sites for the best Northern winter walks.

Mountain hare running down hillside

Get involved and count the wildlife that’s counting on you!

20 January 2015

Join us for the 36th annual Big Garden Birdwatch from 24-25 January 2015. All you need is a pencil, a piece of paper and an hour of spare time during the weekend.

Goldfinches feeding from a garden feeder

Make a resolution to try volunteering in 2015

8 January 2015

As another New Year looms, and everyone starts thinking about making New Year’s resolutions, the Eastern Moors Partnership is encouraging people to try their hand at volunteering by holding ‘volunteer taster days’ in January.

Primary school coppicing at Lime Kiln Wood

Take some time to go wild outside

8 January 2015

Have you ever been out walking and stumbled across an unexpected sign of life? Not an old sweet wrapper or a dropped glove, but a mark left behind by curious adventurers.

Boy with muddy hands

Police Commissioner fund helps protect Northumberland wildlife sanctuary

6 January 2015

A community fund, set up by Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird QC, has awarded the RSPB a grant of £2,000 to help prevent wildlife crime at its Coquet Island reserve.

Aerial view of RSPB Coquet Island nature reserve