24 May 2016
Spring is in full flow, and summer is just around the corner with schools soon breaking up for half term. At RSPB Saltholme there are lots of activities for children and families to do – no matter what the weather.
23 May 2016
The RSPB and Friends of the Estuary are teaming up for the BBC Springwatch ‘Do Something Great’ campaign with a beach clean on Grannys Bay, Fairhaven Lake.
19 May 2016
Avocets, the black and white, long-legged birds with uniquely upturned beaks – and emblem of the RSPB - have just hatched chicks at RSPB Saltholme.
Visitors to the East Yorkshire coast are being offered a fantastic opportunity to get a close up view of a family of peregrine falcons, thanks to the RSPB and Scarborough Borough Council.
18 May 2016
Take a walk on the wild side this May half-term and admire nature’s new arrivals. The team at RSPB Burton Mere Wetlands is inviting visitors to have fun taking part in two seasonal quiz trails around the nature reserve and join in a day of wildflower-themed activities.
17 May 2016
RSPB project will return land to its natural beauty creating a wildlife haven the size of 190 football pitches at Hesketh Out Marsh East in Lancashire
16 May 2016
Following a recent visit to RSPB Bempton Cliffs, Kevin Hollinrake MP, has become a species champion for the puffin to help raise awareness of the plight of this endangered seabird.
The popular RSPB Spring Fair event is set to return to the Ribble Discovery Centre at Fairhaven Lake this May Bank Holiday and visitors of all ages are invited to join in the fun.
13 May 2016
RSPB asking members of the public to help it find new Montagu's harrier nesting areas by reporting sighting to hotline
11 May 2016
The RSPB is inviting Yorkshire Coast visitors the chance to immerse themselves in the wonders of nature with awe inspiring views of the rugged Yorkshire coastline, by hopping aboard a unique cruise experience.
RSPB Blacktoft Sands is inviting people along to the reserve on the Humber Estuary to help welcome two new special members of the team: Splat and Theo.
After more than 35 years stuck behind a private sea wall, more than 154 hectares of land (380 acres) is being returned to the Ribble Estuary, providing a valuable home for wildlife in Lancashire, as well as bolstering flood defences in the face of rising sea levels.
RSPB asks people to keep an eye out for the UK's rarest breeding bird of prey
5 May 2016
From deciduous ancient oak groves to dense pine forests, colourful autumn woodlands to bright spring green glades: there’s no doubt woodlands hold a special place in the hearts and minds of the British public.
Thanks to nearly £1 million funding from WREN (see note 1), the RSPB has purchased an area of land equivalent to around 100 football pitches in the Broads National Park, and has plans to transform it into a vital and vibrant new wetland home for vulnerable wildlife.
3 May 2016
Local business Mick George Ltd has helped create a new ‘visitor hub’ at RSPB Fen Drayton Lakes nature reserve.
27 April 2016
Nature conservation organisation, the RSPB, is calling on farmers in Bowland to give a home to nesting curlews.
Flocks of swifts are expected to fill the sky over the coming days
26 April 2016
A pair of climbing boulders have been installed at RSPB Rainham Marshes, adding an extra dimension to the reserve's appeal.
The prospects are looking brighter for one of the UK’s rarest birds, and now it has its own champion in Westminster.
Camp out under the stars for nature with Big Wild Sleepout
25 April 2016
RSPB Blacktoft Sands has welcomed two new Konik ponies to their site, to help the team manage the land for wildlife in an environmentally friendly way.
22 April 2016
Following their return at Easter, the popular pair of ospreys nesting at Bassenthwaite are continuing to impress, with female osprey KL laying three eggs in six days.
20 April 2016
RSPB Saltholme is inviting people to come and celebrate International Dawn Chorus Day on 1 May – expected to be the biggest and best yet - by joining them for an early morning walk to watch the sunrise and hear nature’s song.
18 April 2016
Now is the perfect time to discover one of the best bluebell woodlands in the region - at RSPB Burton Mere Wetlands, on the Dee Estuary. Each spring, the nature reserve’s Gorse Covert, an area of semi-natural ancient woodland, bursts into colour with a blanket of blue and this year, the bluebells have not disappointed.
Immerse yourself in a cacophony of song as the sun rises at RSPB Fairburn Ings this spring, and join staff, volunteers and the songbirds on the reserve for a guided dawn chorus walk
Visitors to the Sheffield Moors are being asked to help protect one of the area’s most threatened birds, the ring ouzel.
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.
A year since its launch last April, the £1.3 million seabird centre at RSPB Bempton Cliffs has exceeded all expectations, and staff and volunteers are celebrating its hugely successful first year.
The amazing wildlife which makes its home on the Ribble Estuary is the focus of a new community art project being launched early next month.
Called ‘Ribble Revealed’, the project is in the form of an art trail around Fairhaven Lake, aiming to connect people with the wildlife of the lake and the estuary, while showcasing some of the weird and wonderful creatures which visitors can expect to discover.
The Easter bunny is in a muddle and has scrambled his eggs. Join an Easter egg hunt with a twist at RSPB Fairburn Ings nature reserve, near Castleford.
The days are getting longer and (a little) warmer, which marks the arrival of spring and Easter. For staff and volunteers at RSPB Saltholme, near Middlesbrough, it’s also the beginning of one of the busiest and most exciting times of the year.
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.
12 April 2016
Nature conservation charity, the RSPB, is offering specialist free advice to farmers in the Yorkshire Wolds and Coast area who would like to be rewarded for giving nature a home on their land.
Take a trip to RSPB Ribble Discovery Centre this Easter holidays to help recreate Fairhaven’s famous boat race, with a new twist. Boats will be made from recycled and natural materials and the whole family are encouraged to take part in this special event being held on Wednesday 13 April.
The Northumberland Little Tern Project is looking for volunteers to protect vulnerable nesting shorebirds this summer. This includes endangered little terns, ringed plovers and oystercatchers.
A famous pair of ospreys have returned to Bassenthwaite over Easter weekend, sparking hopes for yet another successful year for the Lake District Osprey Project (LDOP).
8 April 2016
4 April 2016
Manchester peregrines are back for their 10th anniversary in the heart of the city and continue to capture people’s attention.
31 March 2016
Long-tailed tits return to RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch top 10
In excess of half-a-million people joined in the world’s largest garden wildlife survey turning their eyes to the garden to watch and count over eight million birds during the 37th RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch
Big Garden Birdwatch 2016 results from Londoners shows a surge in goldfinches, while starlings move out of the Capital's gardens.
Surveys of Berkshire's gardens found long-tailed tits are on the rise, while blackbirds suffered a 30% slump since 2010.
Results from this year's Big Garden Birdwatch in Surrey show long-tailed tits have doubled in a year, while blackbirds dwindle.
More than 519,000 people across the UK took part in the 2016 Birdwatch including more than 9,000 from Cheshire
More than 519,000 people across the UK took part in the 2016 Birdwatch including more than 3,000 in County Durham
More than 519,000 people across the UK took part in the 2016 Birdwatch including nearly 3,700 in East Riding
More than 519,000 people across the UK took part in the 2016 Birdwatch including more than 11,400 from Greater Manchester
More than 519,000 people across the UK took part in the 2016 Birdwatch including nearly 8,400 from Lancashire
More than 519,000 people across the UK took part in the 2016 Birdwatch including more than 5,500 from Merseyside
More than 519,000 people across the UK took part in the 2016 Birdwatch including more than 8,600 from North Yorkshire
More than 519,000 people across the UK took part in the 2016 Birdwatch including more than 3,000 from Northumberland
More than 519,000 people across the UK took part in the 2016 Birdwatch including more than 8,200 from South Yorkshire
More than 519,000 people across the UK took part in the 2016 Birdwatch including more than 4,400 from Tyne & Wear
More than 519,000 people across the UK took part in the 2016 Birdwatch including nearly 13,500 from West Yorkshire
More than 519,000 people across the UK took part in the 2016 Birdwatch including more than 4,600 in Cumbria
19 March 2016
Draft concepts of how the new Sherwood Forest visitor centre at Forest Corner at Edwinstowe could look have been released today by the RSPB-led consortium.
3 March 2016
An RSPB-led consortium has been named as the preferred bidder for a new visitor centre and to manage the stunning natural habitats within Robin Hood's Sherwood Forest Country Park.
26 February 2016
Communities in the Edwinstowe and Sherwood Forest area are being invited to view concepts for a new Sherwood Forest visitor centre at Forest Corner, Edwinstowe.
23 February 2016
£320,000 raised from Birdfair 2015 goes towards helping migratory birds in Eastern Mediterranean
12 February 2016
RSPB Coombes Valley, near Leek, is inviting children to turn detective by going on a clue finding adventure and discovering more about the wildlife that resides in the woodland.
17 January 2016
We welcome Defra's announcement of 23 new Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) and the proposal of seven Special Protection Areas (SPAs) around the English and Welsh coast.
5 January 2016
RSPB encourages people to swap the sofa for stunning scenery this January as part of new partnership with Sport England
4 January 2016
The RSPB has launched a major new blanket bog restoration project at Dove Stone in the Peak District after securing a grant of more than £228,000 from landfill tax charity WREN.
A survey of breeding birds at Eastern Moors has revealed the Peak District site is bucking national trends with an increase in a number upland species that are vanishing elsewhere in the UK.