RSPB
Warden Kate Hanley working at RSPB Dove Stone

Image: Ben Hall

With support from you, the RSPB protects wildlife and the wider countryside you love.

We're the UK's biggest nature conservation charity - we focus on conserving the UK's wildlife and restoring and protecting its natural habitats.

We want to inspire you to give nature a home, whether you're a farmer with hundreds of acres or a gardener nurturing a tiny window box.

Find out more about what we do.

Our research

How our scientific work helps us take the right action to save wildlife and habitats, and our research into children's connection with nature

Conservation projects

There's more to the RSPB's work than nature reserves and Big Garden Birdwatch. We also work in a whole range of other areas, from finding out why house sparrows have declined to researching the effects of windfarms and working with farmers. Find out what we're up to. More...

Conservation projects

Get outdoors

Jumping in puddles and kicking up leaves are ways we connect with nature. We've been working with the University of Essex to develop a survey to find out just how connected to nature children are. More...

Get outdoors

Safeguarding species and their habitats

How we're helping the species most in need and what we're doing on our reserves and on a country wide scale to link up habitats in the UK

Safeguarding species

Saving species is at the heart of our work. Find out why, and which species are at the top of our priority list. More...

Safeguarding species

Managing nature reserves

We manage over 200 nature reserves across the UK and these support a diverse range of wildlife and habitats. Find out more about what we're doing. More...

Managing nature reserves

Futurescapes

Landscape-scale conservation, providing rich habitats for wildlife and diverse, green spaces for people to enjoy. More...

Futurescapes

Our history

Where it all started over 100 years ago.

History of the RSPB

The RSPB was formed to counter the barbarous trade in plumes for women's hats, a fashion responsible for the destruction of many thousands of birds in the late Victorian era. More...

History of the RSPB

How the RSPB is run

Our work is driven by a passionate belief that we all have a responsibility to protect birds and the environment. Find out how our organisation is run and view our accounts and annual reports. More...

How the RSPB is run

Complaints against the RSPB rejected

Two formal complaints against our work have been rejected by the Charity Commission. More...

Complaints against the RSPB rejected

How you can help

Join the RSPB and support our work. Together with our partners, we protect threatened wildlife and special places so our towns, coast and countryside will teem with life once again.

Join today