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

Female hen harrier

New windfarm proposal threatens Lewis bird life

Monday 18 January 2021 by Kirsty Nutt

A 33-turbine wind farm proposed near Stornoway is predicted to have significant negative impacts on important bird populations..

Wood warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix, perched on branch, with insects in beak to feed young in nearby nest, photograph taken as part of a long-term study of the habitat, ecology, & predation of these ground-nesting birds, Dartmoor, Devon, England,

Adroddiad newydd yn datgelu dirywiad yn adar coetir Cymru

Thursday 17 December 2020

Mae data newydd yn amlygu dirywiad hirdymor yn rhywogaethau adar coetir ar draws y DU.

Wood warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix, perched on branch, with insects in beak to feed young in nearby nest, photograph taken as part of a long-term study of the habitat, ecology, & predation of these ground-nesting birds, Dartmoor, Devon, England,

New report reveals declines in Wales’ woodland birds

Thursday 17 December 2020

New data show long-term declines of woodland bird species across the UK.

Fulmar, North Hill RSPB reserve, Papa Westray, Orkney

New report reveals declines in Scotland’s seabirds and upland birds

Thursday 17 December 2020 by Yvonne McMahon

The distribution and numbers of birds in Scotland are changing dramatically, with many species showing worrying declines..

Spotted flycatcher Muscicapa striata, adult on lookout perch near nest, Bedfordshire

New report reveals declines in UK’s woodland birds

Wednesday 16 December 2020

The distribution and numbers of birds in the UK are changing dramatically, with many species experiencing worrying declines..

Machair habitat and northern Marsh orchid at RSPB Balranald nature reserve, North Uist

RSPB Scotland Seeks land managers with “Crex Appeal”

Wednesday 16 December 2020 by Stephen Magee

RSPB Scotland is looking for land managers who want to work with us to help iconic corncrakes.