RSPB staff at work at The Lodge, headquarters. Jacob Skinner, an apprentice working in Information Systems at RSPB, Sandy, Bedfordshire

RSPB Media Centre

Welcome to the RSPB's Media Centre. We are here to help you produce great stories, providing you with topical news, features and comments.

You can also find the contact details of our national and regional media officers across the UK, our press release archive and details of the resources we can provide to help you. We place a very high value on quality media coverage and we look forward to working with you to achieve this.

Latest press releases

Crisis threatens UK’s only roseate tern breeding colony as Avian Influenza confirmed

Friday 1 July 2022

Concern is mounting for seabirds on RSPB Coquet Island in Northumberland, the UK’s only roseate tern breeding colony, and..

Turtle dove perched on a stick

Lack of research, weak regulation and a mix of over 150 pesticides - all the ingredients needed for a harmful cocktail of chemicals used in our countryside

Monday 27 June 2022

The RSPB has published a comprehensive review of studies looking at the harmful effect of pesticides on wildlife and sets..

UK turtle dove survey warns of low numbers, but hope is on the horizon

Monday 20 June 2022 by Vanessa Amaral-Rogers

UK turtle dove survey warns of low numbers, but hope is on the horizon

Cri’r Gylfinir yn ysbrydoli cydweithrediad cerddorol newydd

Thursday 9 June 2022

Mae prosiect rhwng prosiect Cri’r Gylfinir (Curlew LIFE) a Bocsŵn Menter Iaith Conwy wedi gweld cerddor yn gweithio gyda..

Call of the curlew inspiration for new music collaboration

Thursday 9 June 2022

A project between Cri’r Gylfinir (Curlew LIFE) project and Bocsŵn of Menter Iaith Conwy has seen a musician work with four..

A great skua (a large brown bird with chunky hooked bill) stands on a grassy cliff top

Huge concern for Scotland’s seabirds as number dying from Avian Influenza continues to increase

Tuesday 7 June 2022 by Kirsty Nutt

There are thousands of dead and dying birds, now RSPB Scotland is calling for action