Like most websites we use 'cookies'. If you're happy with that, click 'OK' to close this banner and carry on. Or click 'Find out more'.
Thanks to people like you, we're helping wildlife in so many ways. Your support is crucial so we can carry out vital work for nature in the UK and beyond. Join today to help wildlife and get free entry to our nature reserves.
More about membership
If you have had a lifetime's pleasure from birds, why not help ensure their future by leaving a legacy to the RSPB in your Will? Any amount, large or small, will be put to excellent use.
Find out more
Buy bird food, nestboxes, binoculars, toys, books, DVDs, gifts and much more from our online shop.
Visit our online shop
Homes for Nature Fund
Nature is more under threat than ever before. If you make a donation to our new fund, we'll be able to keep creating more homes for nature across the UK.
UK Overseas Territories appeal
The world is losing 100 northern rockhopper penguins every day. They, along with many other species in our UK Overseas Territories, are heading towards extinction. Together we have a chance to give them a future.
Birds Without Borders project
Our migrant birds are disappearing at an alarming rate. Please help save our summer visitors by donating today.
Saving tropical forests together
Tropical forests are so full of life they practically have a heartbeat. But that pulse gets weaker every time a tree is cut down. Help us keep them alive.
Every penny donated will be wisely invested in the future of our birds and other wildlife. Choose to give a one-off amount or a regular monthly gift.
About the RSPB Contact us Job vacancies Media centre Privacy and cookies
© The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) is a registered charity: England and Wales no. 207076, Scotland no. SC037654
This page was last published on Friday 18 October 2013 at 10:19 AM
The RSPB is a member of BirdLife International, a partnership of conservation organisations working to give nature a home around the world. Find out more about the partnership