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

Lady looking up at a tree and reaching to touch a leaf

Nature prescriptions helping hundreds of patients in Edinburgh

Monday 17 January 2022 by Kirsty Nutt

The results of a trial which saw healthcare professionals at five GP practices in Edinburgh prescribe nature are impressiv..

Thousands of rare and threatened seabirds and marine mammals are dying due to Government delays and inaction on fixable problem of fishing bycatch

Thursday 16 December 2021

Conservation organisations are concerned that with time running out, further delays to governments’ strategy to reduce the..

Corncrake, Crex crex at Oronsay RSPB reserve, Argyll, Scotland.

2021 corncrake numbers continue worrying downward trend

Monday 13 December 2021 by Jess Barrett

In 2021 only 850 calling males were recorded by RSPB Scotland across the 16 areas in the country where these elusive birds..

Dartford warbler, Arne RSPB reserve, Dorset

RSPB Minsmere hails heathland restoration a success as rare wildlife population numbers boom

Tuesday 7 December 2021 by Ann Favell

Heathland restoration project helps rare animals return to RSPB Minsmere nature reserve.

New UK Red List for birds - More than one in four species in serious trouble

Thursday 2 December 2021 by Vanessa Amaral-Rogers

The latest assessment of the status of all the UK’s 245 regularly-occurring bird species – Birds of Conservation Concern..

New UK Red List for birds: more than one in four species in serious trouble

Wednesday 1 December 2021

The UK Red List for birds now stands at 70 species and is almost double the length of that of the first UK review in 1996..