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

View from sluice at Minsmere

Wildlife charities unite in position against Sizewell C

Wednesday 27 May 2020 by Sarah Groves

The RSPB and Suffolk Wildlife Trust (SWT) say that Sizewell C must not go ahead.  The charities have not seen the evidence..

Quarantine measures help RSPB scientists confirm positive result for project to protect one of UK’s rarest species

Tuesday 26 May 2020 by By Jenna Hutber

Field crickets are one of the UK's rarest species.

A land area almost the size of UK needed to produce enough commodities to sustain the nation’s demand

Thursday 21 May 2020 by By Jenna Hutber

Thousands of species put at risk by UK demand for imports.

Visitors walking along the West Bank footpath, RSPB Titchwell Marsh

Stay local and check for info before travelling this weekend, urge major nature groups

Friday 15 May 2020

With fair weather expected this weekend and restrictions in England relaxed, people will be keen to get outside and into..

Buzzard Buteo buteo, in flight, UK

Bird of prey persecution crimewave during lockdown

Friday 15 May 2020 by Tony Whitehead

The RSPB has received a surge in reports of birds of prey being illegally killed since lockdown began The majority of incidents..

RSPB launches new swift mapper app and calls on public to help save one of the fastest birds in our skies

Tuesday 12 May 2020 by By Jenna Hutber

Swift numbers plunged 58% between 1995 and 2018